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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 8' 56'' North , 6° 48' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.14889,6.80694
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.

Mineral List


77 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Emsian
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. [94]

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References

Schäfer, H. (1979) Die Mineralien der Einschlüsse und Auswürflinge in den Schlacken des Emmelberges bei Üdersdorf / Eifel. Der Aufschluss 30, 273-282.

Hentschel, G. (1983) Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane. Weise Verlag München.

Schüller, W. and Betz, V. (1986) Die Mineralien vom Emmelberg. Lapis 11 (12), 11-25.

Blaß, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, H.W., Schäfer, C., and 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.

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