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Bestwig quarry, Bestwig, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Bestwig quarryQuarry
BestwigMunicipality
HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 21' 4'' North , 8° 24' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bestwig11,764 (2017)1.1km
Olsberg15,814 (2015)5.9km
Altenbüren1,321 (2017)8.0km
Meschede32,224 (2015)8.4km
Warstein28,532 (2015)11.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Bestwig, Bestwig, Meschede, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


A diabase quarry, operated by the Mitteldeutsche Hartstein-Industrie GmbH. The quarry also cuts upper devonian slates and liemstones.
Located in the Valme valley south of Bestwig, about 14 km east of Meschede.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
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.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
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.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
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
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As NickelineNiAs
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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

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