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Schübelhammer Quarry, Wallenfels, Kronach, Franconian Forest, Franconia, Bavaria, Germanyi
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Schübelhammer QuarryQuarry
Wallenfels- not defined -
Kronach- not defined -
Franconian ForestForest
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Bavaria- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Schübelhammer, Wallenfels, Kronach, Frankenwald, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 15' 53'' North , 11° 32' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.26472,11.54389
GeoHash:G#: u2bjywqj0
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kunreuth1,411 (2018)3.6km
Reichenbach824 (2018)4.0km
Presseck2,159 (2013)4.2km
Wallenfels3,101 (2013)5.2km
Steinwiesen3,869 (2013)6.6km


Abandoned diabase quarry.
Located 5.5 km east of Wallenfels and about 15 km ENE of Kronach.
Ref.: Lapis 1989(2), 32

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnataseTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186755
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3160670
Early Carboniferous sandstone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{shale/slate,limestone,mudstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2610174

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine, partially volcanic

Lithology: Argillaceous shale, slate, and/or schist, quartzite, radiolarite, sandstone, limestone, basic tuff

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

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