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Mäuseberg quarry, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Mäuseberg quarryQuarry
Rockeskyll volcanic complexComplex
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GerolsteinMunicipality
VulkaneifelDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry
Mäuseberg quarry, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch am Mäuseberg, Rockeskyller Vulkankomplex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 15' 26'' North , 6° 40' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.25750,6.67838
GeoHash:G#: u0utzvp51
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dohm-Lammersdorf185 (2011)1.3km
Rockeskyll288 (2011)1.7km
Pelm1,047 (2017)3.0km
Hillesheim3,210 (2015)3.9km
Walsdorf876 (2011)4.0km


An abandoned quarry located between Rockeskyller Kopf and Mäuseberg.
Parts of the quarry are refilled and contain anthropogenic deposits, which originate from the quarternary volcanism of the Oststeifel !!!

Regions containing this locality

Eifel Volcanic Fields, GermanyGroup of Volcanic Fields
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range
West Eifel Volcanic Field, GermanyVolcanic Field

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Biotite'
'Cancrinite Group'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Cancrinite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Cancrinite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5

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: 2620478

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Lithology: Alkali basaltic and feldspathic basaltic tuff and glass

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

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3157496
Early Triassic sandstone

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,claystone,limestone}

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]

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]

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

References

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Hentschel, G. (1987) Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane. Weise Verlag München.
Meyer, W. (1994) Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart).


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