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Schahn Quarry (Schaan Quarry; Hubertusruhe Quarry; Jean Quarry), Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Schahn Quarry (Schaan Quarry; Hubertusruhe Quarry; Jean Quarry)Quarry
Baumholder- not defined -
Birkenfeld- not defined -
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 36' 55'' North , 7° 22' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Baumholder4,106 (2015)3.0km
Dennweiler-Frohnbach293 (2011)3.6km
Oberalben270 (2011)4.0km
Körborn351 (2011)5.4km
Mettweiler324 (2011)5.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Schahn (Steinbruch Schaan; Steinbruch Hubertusruhe; Steinbruch Jean), Baumholder, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


An andesite quarry, reactivated in 2005. The former owner's name was Schahn ("Schaan" and "Jean" are misnomers). Today's official name is Hubertusruhe.
Access is stricly forbidden by the owner. The quarry is also within a military training area.

Located about 3 km ESE of Baumholder.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: R Lang, collected in 2005
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R Lang, collected in 2005
'Chabazite'
Reference: R Lang, collected in 2005
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
Reference: R Lang, collected in 2005
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: R Lang, collected in 2005
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Eugenite
Formula: Ag11Hg2
Reference: http://www.mineralienfreunde-der-pfalz.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=34&Itemid=86
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Poppiite
Formula: Ca2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralienfreunde-der-pfalz.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=34&Itemid=86
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R Lang, collected in 2005
Vésigniéite
Formula: BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Eugenite1.AD.15cAg11Hg2
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vésigniéite8.BH.45BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Poppiite9.BG.20Ca2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Eugenite1.1.8.5Ag11Hg2
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Vésigniéite41.5.13.1BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
Poppiite-Ca2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
H PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
VVanadium
V VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
V PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
FeIron
Fe PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
AgSilver
Ag EugeniteAg11Hg2
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg EugeniteAg11Hg2

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 - Late Carboniferous
251.902 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3161959
Late Carboniferous andesite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Andesite

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]

Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.1 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2599345

Age: Paleozoic (259.1 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Mainly andesite lavas, subordinate basalt; also tuffs, veins and subvolcanic intrusions with cuselite and tholeiite

Lithology: Andesite, latite, dacite (porphyry) and basalt (melaphyre)

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

Devonian
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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