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Amphibolite quarry (Vulkan quarry), Urenkopf, Haslach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 15' 54'' North , 8° 6' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.265, 8.115
Name(s) in local language(s): Amphibolitbruch (Steinbruch Vulkan), Urenkopf, Haslach, Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Abandoned quarry on Urenkopf mountain, located about 2.5 km SE of Haslach. Formerly owned by 'Hartsteinwerke Vulkan' in Haslach.
Now used as a waste fill site, collecting is not possible anymore.

Clefts in the amphibolite contained apple-green, yellow, yellowish brown, colourless to white prehnite as tabular crystals or spherical aggregates. The prehnite is associated with white calcite and/or white to brownish (beige) pectolite sprays.

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21 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German).

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