Kuhn Quarry, Waldhambach, Annweiler am Trifels, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 9' 40'' North , 8° 0' 6'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.16111,8.00167|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Steinbruch Kuhn, Waldhambach, Annweiler am Trifels, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland|
Located 1 km ESE of Waldhambach and around 7 km north of Bad Bergzabern. The quarry is not open to public collecting.
NOTE: Pink hematite-bearing dolomite and calcite from this locality are frequently misidentified as rhodochrosite, which does not occur here. Fluorite has been erroneously reported as well.
20 valid minerals.
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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145 - 201.3 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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. 
247.2 - 252.17 Ma
|Early Triassic sandstone|
298.9 - 358.9 Ma