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Hirschhorn, Otterbach-Otterberg, Kaiserslautern District, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Hirschhorn- not defined -
Otterbach-OtterbergCollective Municipality
Kaiserslautern DistrictDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 31' 9'' North , 7° 40' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hirschhorn799 (2017)0.1km
Olsbrücken1,187 (2017)2.6km
Katzweiler1,727 (2011)2.7km
Mehlbach1,193 (2011)2.8km
Frankelbach321 (2011)3.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Hirschhorn, Otterbach, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Occurrence of bismuth and vanadium minerals in fossil wood (Dadoxylon), discovered during geological mapping works near Hirschhorn.


NOTE: The coordinates are those of Hirschhorn village.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland-West. Christian Weise Verlag, München Dreyer, G., Tillmanns, E. (1981) Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Dreyerite (TL)
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Type Locality:
Reference: Dreyer, G.; Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerite: natural, tetragonal bismuth vanadate from Hirschhorn/Pfalz. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1981, 151-154. (in German); - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001; - Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Dreyerite (TL)8.AD.35Bi(VO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Dreyerite (TL)38.4.8.1Bi(VO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O DreyeriteBi(VO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
O BismiteBi2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
VVanadium
V DreyeriteBi(VO4)
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
BiBismuth
Bi DreyeriteBi(VO4)
Bi BismiteBi2O3
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

References

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- Pers. comm. Dr. J. Haneke, Landesamt für Geologie und Bergbau Rheinland-Pfalz (finder of the original specimen).
- Dreyer, G. and Tillmanns, E. (1981): Dreyerit: ein natürliches, tetragonales Wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, N. Jb. Miner. Mh. Jg. 1981, H.4, 151-154.


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