Geisberg Quarry, Schweighausen, Lahr, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° North , 8° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~66km|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|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.
4 valid minerals.
GeochronologyMineralization age: Cisuralian : 280 Ma
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- 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.