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Selberg, Quiddelbach, Adenau, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Selberg- not defined -
AdenauCollective Municipality

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 20' 43'' North , 6° 56' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Quiddelbach308 (2011)0.6km
Nürburg169 (2011)1.7km
Meuspath153 (2011)2.2km
Kottenborn189 (2011)2.6km
Wimbach475 (2011)2.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Selberg, Quiddelbach, Adenau, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland

Analcime-bearing alkali trachyte.
The abandoned quarry is located south of Quiddelbach.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Meyer, W. (1994): Geologie der Eifel, Schweitzerbart Stuttgart
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Meyer, W. (1994): Geologie der Eifel, Schweitzerbart Stuttgart
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Hentschel. G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Lapis München, zweite Auflage
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hentschel. G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Lapis München, zweite Auflage
Habit: acicular
Description: crystals up to a few cm long
Reference: Meyer, W. (1983) Geologischer Wanderführer: Eifel. Franckh'sche Verlangshandlung W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart.
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Hentschel. G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Lapis München, zweite Auflage
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Reference: Meyer, W. (1994): Geologie der Eifel, Schweitzerbart Stuttgart
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hentschel. G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Lapis München, zweite Auflage
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Zirkel, F. (1859): Die Trachyte der Eifel, Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, Vol. 11, pp. 507

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nosean9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nosean76.2.3.2Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
S NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O


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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Zirkel, F. (1859) Die Trachyte der Eifel. Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, 11, 507-xx.
Gutberlett, H. G., Huckenholz, H. G. (1965): Mineralbestand und Chemismus der tertiären Alkalianalcimtrachyte vom Selberg und der Grader Seife bei Quiddelbach in der Hocheifel.- Neues Jahrbuch f. Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1965 (1), 10-19, Stuttgart.
Meyer, W. (1983) Geologischer Wanderführer: Eifel. Franckh'sche Verlangshandlung W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart.
Hentschel. G. (1987) Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 2nd ed.
Meyer, W. (1994) Geologie der Eifel. Schweitzerbart, Stuttgart.

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