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Daimbacher Hof, Mörsfeld, Kirchheimbolanden, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 45' 0'' North , 7° 56' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.75000,7.93528
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Daimbacher Hof, Mörsfeld, Kirchheimbolanden, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland

Old dumps remaining of the 'Altes Werk', 'Neues Werk', 'Carl Theodor' and 'Elisabethgrube' mercury mines. The dumps of the latter two mines are situated in the forest north of the 'Altes Werk' mine dump.

Located close to Daimbacher Hof near Mörsfeld, about 13 km NW of Kirchheimbolanden. Mining activities in that area can be traced back to the early 12th century.

Mineral List

21 valid minerals.

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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Permian - Early Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma

ID: 3161907
Early shale/slate

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{sandstone,conglomerate,coal}

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]

Early Permian
272.3 - 298.9 Ma

ID: 2605046

Age: Cisuralian (272.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, sandstone, conglomerate, coal, porphyry breccia, tuff

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

358.9 - 419.2 Ma

ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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]

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