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Katharinenberg, Wunsiedel, Wunsiedel in Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germanyi
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Katharinenberg- not defined -
WunsiedelTown
Wunsiedel in FichtelgebirgeDistrict
Upper FranconiaAdministrative District
BavariaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 2' 0'' North , 12° 0' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.03361,12.01139
GeoHash:G#: u2bs9k66v
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wunsiedel10,295 (2014)0.8km
Bad Alexandersbad1,188 (2011)1.9km
Tröstau2,583 (2015)4.8km
Röslau2,402 (2015)5.9km
Marktredwitz18,204 (2013)6.2km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif
Fichtel Mountains, Germany/Czech RepublicMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Habit: prismatic
Colour: pinkish brown
Description: muscovite-clad crystals to 10 cm in length and 3 cm in diameter
Reference: F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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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Early Permian - Late Devonian
272.95 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3188790
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3141087
Proterozoic III phyllite

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Phyllite

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: 2611025

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Comments: Carbonate facies

Lithology: Marble (limestone-, dolomite-, calc-silicate-)

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

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  • Bavaria
    • Upper Franconia
      • Wunsiedel in Fichtelgebirge

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