Weiken quarry, Kallenhardt, Rüthen, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 26' 53'' North , 8° 24' 30'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.44806,8.40833|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Steinbruch Weiken, Kallenhardt, Rüthen, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland|
A quarry in Devonian limestones, operated by the Weiken company. The limestones are cut by numerous cracks and clefts that are filled with younger sediments such as glauconite-bearing sandstones.
Located west of Kallenhardt and immediately west of the Brühne quarry.
13 valid minerals.
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358.9 - 382.7 Ma
Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)
Description: marine deposits
Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe.