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Readymix quarry (Hellbach quarry), Beckum, Münsterland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 45' 9'' North , 8° 4' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.75250,8.07948
GeoHash:G#: u1jwrv721
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Readymix (Steinbruch Hellbach), Beckum, Münsterland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


This is an active limestone quarry, owned by Cemex WestZement GmbH. The locality is also known by the name Werk Beckum-Kollenbach. The name Readymix comes from the former owner, Readymix Zementwerke.




Mineral List


4 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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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]

Campanian
72.1 - 83.6 Ma



ID: 2610151

Age: Late Cretaceous (72.1 - 83.6 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Münster Basin; also greensand

Lithology: Clay marlstone, lime marl, lime, sand

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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- Lapis 3/2004: Strontianit und Pyrite aus den Kalksteinbrüchen von Beckum im Münsterland.

 
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