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Lambach Quarry, Lam, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Lambach QuarryQuarry
Lam- not defined -
Upper Palatinate- not defined -
BavariaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 12' 54'' North , 13° 4' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lam2,884 (2013)2.9km
Lohberg2,151 (2011)4.8km
Arrach2,769 (2015)6.7km
Chudenín602 (2018)8.8km
Dešenice709 (2018)9.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch am Lambach, Lam, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland


An abandoned quarry in quartzite gneiss and micaschist, which is now heavily overgrown.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geotopkataster database, Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Ottrélite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Geotopkataster database, Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geotopkataster database, Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geotopkataster database, Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Geotopkataster database, Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Ottrélite9.AF.85(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Ottrélite52.3.3.3(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
OOxygen
O Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
MnManganese
Mn Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2608175

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Comments: In part, also mica-rich gneiss

Lithology: Mica-schist

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

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3132842
Proterozoic III gneiss

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{phyllite,mica schist}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189974
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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

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