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Ettringer Bellerberg (Bellberg; Bellenberg; Billenberg; Boilenberg), Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Ettringer Bellerberg (Bellberg; Bellenberg; Billenberg; Boilenberg), Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 20' 57'' North , 7° 13' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.34917,7.22861
GeoHash:G#: u0vnkmz9n
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Ettringer Bellerberg (Bellberg; Bellenberg; Billenberg; Boilenberg), Bellerberg Vulkan, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Note: "Bellerberg" is usually used synonymously with Caspar quarry, the correct locality designation.

Alternative Label Names

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Ettringer Bellerberg (Bellberg; Bellenberg; Billenberg; Boilenberg), Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Regions containing this locality

Eifel Volcanic Fields, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Group of Volcanic Fields - 506 mineral species & varietal names listed

Rhenish Massif, Europe

Massif - 1,163 mineral species & varietal names listed

Eifel Mountains, Germany/Belgium

Mountain Range - 679 mineral species & varietal names listed

East Eifel Volcanic Field, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Volcanic Field - 432 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
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   Pleistocene
ⓘ Eruption (latest age)Middle PleistoceneBellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
ⓘ Eruption (earliest age)0.215 ± 0.004 MaBellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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: 2611193

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Lithology: Nephelinite, leucitite, tephrite, basanite, alkali-olivine-basalt

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

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

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]

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