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Drachenfels, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Drachenfels, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 39' 48'' North , 7° 12' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.66361,7.21000
GeoHash:G#: u1j0hp40v
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bad Honnef25,348 (2016)2.6km
Königswinter41,164 (2015)2.8km
Rheinbreitbach4,598 (2011)5.5km
Boseroth600 (2014)6.3km
Weiler400 (2014)6.6km


Minerals in trachyte.

Nature park since 1956.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Anorthoclase var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Chlorosaphir
Formula: Al2O3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sanidine (TL)
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Type Locality:
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
'Stilbite subgroup'
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Chlorosaphir4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
'var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sanidine (TL)9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Sanidine (TL)76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Anorthoclase
var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine'
-(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Corundum
var: Chlorosaphir
-Al2O3
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Anorthoclase (var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine)(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Corundum (var: Chlorosaphir)Al2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O HematiteFe2O3
O TridymiteSiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
NaSodium
Na Anorthoclase (var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine)(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Anorthoclase (var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine)(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al Corundum (var: Chlorosaphir)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Anorthoclase (var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine)(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
KPotassium
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K Anorthoclase (var: Anorthoclase-Sanidine)(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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: 2602862

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: Contains alluvial clay in parts (/T,U,S/Lf); includes lowland sands (valley fill) in parts

Lithology: Sand, gravel

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

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
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. [154]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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

References

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Klaproth, M.H. (1810) Chemische Untersuchung des glasigen Feldspaths vom Drachenfels. Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Fünfter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 12-18.
Laspeyres, H. (1900) Das Siebengebirge am Rhein. Verhandlungen des naturhistorischen Vereins der preussischen Rheinlande…, 57, 119-596.
Brauns R. (1922) Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete. Schweitzerbart, Stuttgart.
Cloos, H. and Cloos, E. (1927) Die Quellkuppe des Drachenfels…. Zeitschrift für Vulkanologie, 11, 33-40.
Hofmann, H. (1951) Das Siebengebirge. Der Aufschluss, 2, 50-58.
van der Lijn, P. (1953) Van nabije vulkanen. Publikatie XIV van de Nederlandse Geologische Vereniging, 273-280 (in Dutch).
Neu, H. (1956) Der Drachenfels. Geschichte und Beschreibung einer rheinischen Burg.
Rein, R. (1956) Geologisches Wanderbuch für das nördliche Rheinland, 54-56.
Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Frechen J. (1976) Siebengebirge am Rhein, Laacher Vulkangebiet, Maargebiet der Westeifel. Bornträger, Berlin Stuttgart.
Meyer, W. (1983) Geologischer Wanderführer: Eifel. Franckh'sche Verlangshandlung W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart.

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