SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Stemmas, Marktredwitz, Wunsiedel in Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Stemmas- not defined -
MarktredwitzTown
Wunsiedel in FichtelgebirgeDistrict
Upper FranconiaAdministrative District
Bavaria- not defined -
GermanyCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Name(s) in local language(s):Marmorbruch Stemmas
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 4' 43'' North , 12° 8' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.07863,12.14277
GeoHash:G#: u2bsukd15
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Thiersheim2,117 (2013)1.2km
Arzberg6,075 (2013)3.9km
Thierstein1,278 (2013)4.2km
Höchstädt bei Thiersheim1,225 (2017)4.7km
Hohenberg an der Eger1,567 (2013)5.8km


A small marble quarry located one kilometer far away from Thiersheim near the small village Stemmas. Sometimes they work if material is needed. During quarrying action it is possible to find small pieces of the listed minerals.

Note: It is absolutely necessary to contact the owner and ask for a permission to collect minerals. He is living not far away from the quarry in the village Stemmas.

Regions containing this locality

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

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological setting (calcite and dolomite marble)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Klaus Ludwig collection
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Klaus Ludwig collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Klaus Ludwig collection
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(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
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

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: 2619203

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]

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

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Bayerns steinreiche Ecke, Friedrich Müller, Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt, 1979

Localities in this Region
Show map

  • Bavaria
    • Upper Franconia

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: September 17, 2019 17:42:11 Page generated: March 17, 2019 10:35:34
Go to top of page