Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 8' 56'' North , 6° 48' 24'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.14889,6.80694|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|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.
77 valid minerals.
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393.3 - 407.6 Ma
Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 407.6 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.