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Otto Gott clay pit, Sarstedt, Hildesheim District, Lower Saxony, Germanyi
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Otto Gott clay pitPit
SarstedtTown
Hildesheim DistrictDistrict
Lower SaxonyState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
52° 14' North , 9° 52' East
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Area:
42 km2
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Other Languages:
German:
Otto Gott Dachsteinwerk, Sarstedt, Landkreis Hildesheim, Niedersachsen, Deutschland


Upper Aptian tuffs 21 km southeast of Hannover.

In the Otto Gott clay pit, northeast of Sarstedt, two thin tuffs (3 cm and 10 cm thick) with a conspicuous green hue are exposed (Gaida, Kemper and Zonnerle 1978).

Also known from specimens from German mineral dealer Siegbert Zecha.

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: William Dameron collections and Siegbert Zacha, German dealer
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Burns, Emily (2007) Composition and depositional processes of Cretaceous-Tertiary impact deposits in Belize and southeastern Mexico
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: William Dameron collections and Siegbert Zacha, German dealer

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Wiedmann, Jost (1979) Aspekte der Kreide Europas: Aspects of the Cretaceous in Europe. Beiträge zum 1. Symposium Deutsche Kreide, Bindeglied zwischen Boreal und Tethys, Munster i. Westfalen (International Union of Geological Sciences, Series A, number 6). E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). Stuttgart.

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