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Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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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.

Paragenesis is similar to that of the Löhley (Liley).

Mineral List


72 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of 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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Pleistocene
0.0117 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2620478

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Lithology: Alkali basaltic and feldspathic basaltic tuff and glass

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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References

Hentschel, G. (1987) Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane. Weise Verlag München, 2. Auflage.

Hentschel, G. (1993) Die Lavaströme der Graulai: eine neue Fundstelle in der Westeifel. Lapis 18 (9), 11-23.

Meyer, W. (1994) Geologie der Eifel. Schweitzerbart Stuttgart.

Blaß, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, H.W., Schäfer, C., and Tschörtner, J. (2006) Minerale der Eifelvulkane. CD, published by authors.

Blaß, G. (2010) Die neuen Mineralienfunde aus der Vulkaneifel. Mineralienwelt, 21 (5), xx-xx.

Schüller, W. (2011) Neufunde aus der Eifel (5): 2008-2011. "König der Gipse" in der Graulai. Lapis 36 (5), 38-45.

Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Belakovsky, D.I., Schüller, W., Ternes, B., Blaß, G., and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2012) Hillesheimite, (K,Ca,Ba,□)2(Mg,Fe,Ca,□)2[(Si,Al )13O23(OH)6](OH)·8H2O new phyllosilicate mineral of the gunterblassite group. Zapiski RMO 141 (3), 29-38.

Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Britvin, S.N., Kabalov, Y.K., Göttlicher, J., Yapaskurt, V.O., Zadov, A.E., Krivovichev, S.V., Schüller, W., and Ternes, B. (2012) The sulfite anion in ettringite-group minerals: a new mineral species hielscherite, Ca3Si(OH)6(SO4)(SO3)·11H2O, and the thaumasite-hielscherite solid-solution series. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 76, 1133-1152.

Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2014) Die Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (2/14). Mineralien-Welt 25 (5), 62-75 (in German).

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