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Mannbühl Quarry (Giro Quarry), Dannenfels, Kirchheimbolanden, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 38' 44'' North , 7° 56' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.6455555556, 7.94333333333
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Mannbühl (Steinbruch Giro), Dannenfels, Kirchheimbolanden, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


An abandoned (since January 20016) dacite (quartziferous hornblende andesite) quarry, with mineralized fault zones. Owned by the Giro company.

Located near Dannenfels on the north slope of Donnersberg mountain.

Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

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References

- Bungert, R., Frey, W.-G. and Hesse, P. (2008): Die Mineralien des Steinbruch Giro am Donnersberg, Pfalz. Lapis 33 (3), 13-19; 50.
- Kohout, K. (2008): Der Steinbruch Giro am Mannbühl: Spitzenfunde aus 27 Jahren. Lapis, 33 (5), 32-35.
- Kohout, K. (2012): Der Steinbruch Giro. Booklet, Author's own publishing, 28 pp.

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