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Douglashall, Westeregeln, Egeln, Stassfurt Potash deposit, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
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Westeregeln- not defined -
Egeln- not defined -
Stassfurt Potash depositDeposit
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GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Douglashall, Westeregeln, Egeln, Stassfurter Kalisalzlagerstätte, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 57' 28'' North , 11° 23' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.95778,11.38444
GeoHash:G#: u30pe49gu
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Westeregeln2,099 (2015)0.8km
Etgersleben818 (2015)3.1km
Egeln4,119 (2015)3.6km
Hakeborn837 (2015)4.6km
Kroppenstedt1,681 (2015)5.5km


Abandoned potash mine.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Reference: Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th Ed., 1898; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 402.
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th Ed., 1898
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th Ed., 1898; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 380.
Douglasite (TL)
Formula: K2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
Type Locality:
Reference: H. Precht (1880): Ueber die Bildung des Wasserstoffs in den Stassfurter Kalisalzbergwerken.- Berichte der Deutschen Chemischen Gesellschaft Berlin 13, 2326-2328
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 432.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th Ed., 1898

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Douglasite (TL)3.CJ.20K2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aphthitalite7.AC.35(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX4·xH2O
Douglasite (TL)11.3.1.1K2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Aphthitalite28.2.2.1(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DouglasiteK2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
BBoron
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
OOxygen
O DouglasiteK2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
NaSodium
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
SSulfur
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
ClChlorine
Cl DouglasiteK2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
KPotassium
K DouglasiteK2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]
K Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
CaCalcium
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
FeIron
Fe DouglasiteK2[Fe2+Cl4(OH2)2]

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: 2604216

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: loess (aeolian) loess loam

Comments: Loess, loess loam and other loess derivatives, often above older loesses

Lithology: Silt; fine-sandy, clayey, in parts increasingly calcareous downwards

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

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3143051
Eocene marl

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{sand,chalk}

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]

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]

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

References

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- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 380, 402.


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