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Westenfeld quarry, Sundern, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Westenfeld quarryQuarry
Sundern- not defined -
Sauerland- not defined -
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 19' 4'' North , 8° 2' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sundern29,609 (2015)3.2km
Arnsberg76,612 (2015)7.7km
Eslohe9,304 (2015)11.1km
Balve12,281 (2015)12.8km
Meschede32,224 (2015)16.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Westenfeld, Sundern, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


A quarry in carboniferous limestones, operated by the Feldhaus company. Within the quarry, siliceous slates and limestones are exposed. Also, the rocks are cut by a number of quartz veins.
Located south of Westenfeld, SE of Sundern.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Quartz var: Eisenkiesel
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland West", Weise (Munich), 1991
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
'Wad'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Eisenkiesel4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Eisenkiesel-SiO2
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Eisenkiesel)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Eisenkiesel)SiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
- D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991


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