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Geisberg Quarry, Schweighausen, Lahr, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch am Geisberg, Schweighausen, Lahr, Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland


Disused quarry (abandoned in 1957) on the western slope of Geisberg mountain, located 2.5 km NNE of Schweighausen. Siliceous tuffs and quartz-porphyry with agate inclusions.

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Geochronology

Mineralization age: Cisuralian : 280 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Permian
   Cisuralian
ⓘ Agate280 Ma


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References

- Lapis 1985 (5), 17-21.
- Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German).
- Stengler, I. (2015): Der Geologische Lehrpfad "Achatweg" auf dem Geisberg bei Schweighausen / Schuttertal im Schwarzwald. Aufschluss, 66 (4), 214-223.

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