Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 16' 35'' North , 6° 40' 23'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.27639,6.67306|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland|
An active quarry. Minerals are either included in xenoliths or occur as late-stage phases in thin fissures of pneumatolytic origin (zeolites and carbonates). The quarry is famous for a number of rare barium minerals and skeletal perovskite.
Owned by "Dieter Stolz Lavagruben" company.
NOTE: Entry is only allowed on Saturdays after 1 pm and on Sundays (situation March 2018, https://www.mineralienatlas.de/forum/index.php/topic,46533.msg322645.html#msg322645).
Paragenesis is similar to that of the Löhley (Liley).
72 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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0.0117 - 2.588 Ma
247.2 - 252.17 Ma
|Early Triassic sandstone|
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.