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Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 8' 56'' North , 6° 48' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.1488888889, 6.80694444444
Name(s) in local language(s):Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Abandoned quarry in the scoria cone of an ancient volcano. Olivine-nephelinite dykes and lava flow, with mineralizations both in cavities of the lava and in xenoliths (clay, sandstones, carbonatites, sanidinite).

Located on Emmelberg Mountain, 0.5 km south of Üdersdorf and about 6 km SSW of Daun.

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76 valid minerals.

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References

- Schäfer, H.: Die Mineralien der Einschlüsse und Auswürflinge in den Schlacken des Emmelberges bei Üdersdorf / Eifel, Der Aufschluss 30, 273-282, (1979)
- Hentschel, G.: Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München, (1983)
- Schüller, W. & Betz, V. (1986): Die Mineralien vom Emmelberg, Lapis 11 (12), 11-25
- Blass, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, HW., Schäfer, Ch., Tschörtner, J., (2006): Minerale der Eifelvulkane, CD, published by authors
- Schüller W. (2006): Mineraliensammeln in der Eifel (Teil II): Der Emmelberg bei Üdersdorf. LAPIS 31 (3), 13-22
- Blass, G., (2010): Die neuen Mineralienfunde aus der Vulkaneifel, Mineralienwelt, Vol. 05, 2010

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