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Rockeskyller Kopf (Kyller Kopf) summit, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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GerolsteinMunicipality
VulkaneifelDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry
Rockeskyller Kopf (Kyller Kopf) summit, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Rockeskyller Kopf (Kyller Kopf) Bergspitze, Rockeskyller Vulkankomplex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 15' 12'' North , 6° 40' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.25361,6.68111
GeoHash:G#: u0uvbh3h9
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rockeskyll288 (2011)1.4km
Dohm-Lammersdorf185 (2011)1.8km
Pelm1,047 (2017)2.5km
Hohenfels-Essingen381 (2011)3.7km
Gerolstein7,664 (2015)3.8km


Outcrop of a melilite-bearing nephelinite lava.

Regions containing this locality

Eifel Volcanic Fields, GermanyGroup of Volcanic Fields
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range
West Eifel Volcanic Field, GermanyVolcanic Field

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2015) Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (II/2015). Mineralien-Welt, 26(5), 80-90.
'Apatite'
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
'Biotite'
Reference: Hentschel, G., (1987): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
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
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
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
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

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-

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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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 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 Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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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Pleistocene
0.0117 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2620478

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Lithology: Alkali basaltic and feldspathic basaltic tuff and glass

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

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 3133847
Middle Devonian sandstone

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,claystone,dolomite/dolostone}

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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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

References

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Haardt, W. (1919): Die vulkanischen Auswürflinge und Basalte am Kyller Kopf bei Rockeskyllin der Eifel. Jb. geol. Landesanst. Berlin 1914, 35, Teil II (1919), 177–252.
Hentschel, G. (1987) Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane. Weise Verlag (München).
Meyer, W. (1994) Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart).
Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2015) Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (II/2015). Mineralien-Welt, 26(5), 80-90.


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