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Mäuseberg quarry, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel District, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Rockeskyll volcanic complexComplex
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Mäuseberg quarry, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 15' 26'' North , 6° 40' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
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
Other Languages:
German:
Steinbruch am Mäuseberg, Rockeskyller Vulkankomplex, Rockeskyll, Verbandsgemeinde Gerolstein, Landkreis Vulkaneifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


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 !!!

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1983): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: in the collection of Christof Schäfer
'Cancrinite Group'
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1983): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: in the collection of Stefan Koch
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Sodalite
Formula: Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Hentschel, G. (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München

Gallery:

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.10Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'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)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Cancrinite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)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 BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5

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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