Krunkelbach Valley Uranium deposit, Menzenschwand, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° 50' 20'' North , 8° 2' 56'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||47.83889,8.04889|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Uranlagerstätte im Krunkelbachtal, Menzenschwand, Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland|
Uranium-bearing barite-fluorite veins, hosted by granite.
The deposit, famous for a wealth of secondary uranium minerals, was worked until 1990. The dumps are now removed and the area has been landscaped.
Located in the Krunkelbach valley, about 3 km NW of Menzenschwand.
106 valid minerals. 7 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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298.9 - 358.9 Ma
|Magmatische Gesteine, Plutonite|
|Early Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic|
443.8 - 1000 Ma
Description: metamorphic intrusive rocks
Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe.