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A4 Highway tunnel, Thiemendorf, Görlitz, Oberlausitz, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 12' 54'' North , 14° 48' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.21500,14.81111
GeoHash:G#: u34e353hg
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):A4 Autobahntunnel, Thiemendorf, Görlitz, Oberlausitz, Sachsen, Deutschland

Dump of material excavated during the construction of the A4 highway tunnel, and temporarily stored at both the western and eastern portals of the tunnel.
The abandoned quarries (in Königshain granite) are located above the western portal of the tunnel.
Western portal: 51°12'54"N, 14°48'40"E.
Eastern portal: 51°13'11"N, 14°51'31"E.

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Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2001): Neufunde aus Sachsen (VII): Bazzit, Bertrandit, Euxenit-(Y), Powellit und andere aus dem Königshainer Granit in der Lausitz.- Lapis 26(1), 43-48
Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2003): Thortveitit aus dem Königshainer Granit in der Lausitz, Sachsen - ein Neufund für Deutschland. Lapis 28 (6), 46-47
Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2007): Wismut-Mineralien aus dem Königshainer Granit, Lausitz.- Mineralien-Welt 18(4), 14-19
Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2012): Fayalit, Cristobalit und Tridymit aus dem Königshainer Granit, Lausitz.- Aufschluss 63, 301-307
Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2013): Eine Seltenerd- und Niob-Tantal-Mineralisation aus dem Königshainer Granit in der Lausitz, Sachsen.- Mineralien-Welt 24(1), 36-45

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