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Quarry 1, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel District, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Quarry 1, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 15' 16'' North , 6° 40' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dohm-Lammersdorf185 (2011)1.6km
Rockeskyll288 (2011)1.6km
Pelm1,047 (2017)2.7km
Gerolstein7,664 (2015)3.8km
Hohenfels-Essingen381 (2011)3.9km
Other Languages:
German:
Steinbruch 1, Rockeskyller Vulkankomplex, Rockeskyll, Verbandsgemeinde Gerolstein, Landkreis Vulkaneifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Abandoned quarry in the scoria cone of an ancient volcano. Pyroclastics and lava dykes consisting of olivine-bearing Nephelinite-Leucitite.
The quarry is located on the western slope of Rockeskyller Kopf mountain.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Sodalite
Formula: Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Hentschel, G. (1987) Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane. Weise Verlag München.
Edgar, A.D. (1992) Barium-rich phlogopite and biotite from some quaternary alkali mafic lavas, West Eifel, Germany. European Journal of Mineralogy, 4, 321-330.
Meyer, W. (1994) Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart).

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