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Backesberg quarry, Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Backesberg quarryQuarry
Baumholder- not defined -
Birkenfeld- not defined -
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 37' 10'' North , 7° 22' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Baumholder4,106 (2015)3.3km
Dennweiler-Frohnbach293 (2011)4.1km
Oberalben270 (2011)4.3km
Körborn351 (2011)6.0km
Mettweiler324 (2011)6.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Backesberg, Baumholder, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Access is stricly forbidden by the owner, currently the military.
Located very close to the Army quarry.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.mineralworld.de/deutschhome/Achate/Europa/Deutschland/Nahe/steinbruchbackesberg.html
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: http://www.mineralworld.de/deutschhome/Achate/Europa/Deutschland/Nahe/steinbruchbackesberg.html
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.mineralworld.de/deutschhome/Achate/Europa/Deutschland/Nahe/steinbruchbackesberg.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Agate-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2

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