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Basalt AG quarry, Berge, Meschede, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Basalt AG quarryQuarry
Berge- not defined -
MeschedeTown
HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 19' 43'' North , 8° 10' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Meschede32,224 (2015)7.7km
Eslohe9,304 (2015)8.3km
Arnsberg76,612 (2015)8.9km
Sundern29,609 (2015)12.1km
Bestwig11,764 (2017)15.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch "Basalt", Berge, Meschede, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


A quarry in devonian limestones, operated by the Basalt AG. Inside the quarry, also mica-rich greywacke sandstones, greywacke schists and quartz-rich riffs are exposed. Located on the north slope of Wallenstein hill, 1 km ESE of Berge.

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
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.
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.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
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
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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

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