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Wettringen limestone works, Wettringen, Steinfurt, Münsterland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Wettringen limestone worksWorkings
Wettringen- not defined -
Steinfurt- not defined -
Münsterland- not defined -
North Rhine-WestphaliaDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):Kalkwerke Wettringen, Wettringen, Steinfurt, Münsterland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 13' 9'' North , 7° 19' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.21917,7.32083
GeoHash:G#: u1m1nd4ye
Locality type:Workings
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A small active limestone quarry, which has been operating for more than 90 years now. It is owned by the Schencking family.

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: White
Reference: bert.deruiter@gmail.com
'Limestone'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: bert.deruiter@gmail.com
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Reference: bert.deruiter@gmail.com
Marcasite ?
Formula: FeS2
Description: The brassy nodules appear to be pyrite with typical cubic crystals with octahedral faces.
Reference: bert.deruiter@gmail.com
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bert de Ruiter

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Marcasite' ?2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limestone'-
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite ?2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limestone'-
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3160810
Late Cretaceous marlstone

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marlstone}, Minor{limestone,chalk,sand}

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]

Turonian - Cenomanian
89.8 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 2620511

Age: Late Cretaceous (89.8 - 100.5 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Münster Basin

Lithology: Lime marl, lime, marl

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

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

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