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Mühlenbein diabase quarry, Niederhof, Messinghausen, Brilon, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Mühlenbein diabase quarryQuarry
Niederhof- not defined -
Messinghausen- not defined -
BrilonTown
HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 24' 16'' North , 8° 42' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Brilon27,030 (2015)9.9km
Marsberg21,914 (2015)11.3km
Wünnenberg12,439 (2017)12.9km
Willingen6,564 (2016)14.3km
Altenbüren1,321 (2017)14.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Diabasbruch Mühlenbein, Niederhof, Messinghausen, Brilon, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


A diabase quarry, operated by the Mühlenbein KG. The spilitic diabase includes clay marls, limestones and iron-bearing rocks.
Located on Grottenberg hill near Niederhof, 5 km ENE of Messinghausen and about 15 km east of Brilon.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
'Wad'
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
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
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3

References

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D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991

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