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Rabenklippe, Oker valley, Bad Harzburg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germanyi
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Rabenklippe- not defined -
Oker valleyValley
Bad Harzburg- not defined -
Harz- not defined -
Lower Saxony- not defined -
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Rabenklippe, Okertal, Bad Harzburg, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 51' 55'' North , 10° 36' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.86529,10.60394
GeoHash:G#: u1px13c91
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bad Harzburg22,954 (2015)3.5km
Ilsenburg6,326 (2015)5.1km
Stapelburg1,386 (2015)5.6km
Abbenrode979 (2015)7.2km
Drübeck1,557 (2015)7.9km


Outcrops of calcic silicate rich zones and of pegmatites contacting granite.
Located on Rabenklippe cliff, about 7 km WSW of Bad Harzburg.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: own collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

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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Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.1 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2599374

Age: Paleozoic (259.1 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: plutonic

Comments: Early Variscan granitoids, postasturisch

Lithology: Granite, granodiorite

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

Carboniferous - Silurian
298.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3191443
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 443.8 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 Carboniferous - Middle Devonian
323.2 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 3151723
Harzburger Gabbro; harzburgite origin

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 393.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}, Minor{dunite, harzburgite, lherzolite,serpentinite}

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]

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


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