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Rotem slag locality, Dilsen-Stokkem, Limburg Province, Belgium

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 2' 58'' North , 5° 41' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.0495303779, 5.69614816666

Slag dumps of a zinc smelter.
The site is now (2010) completely recultivated.

Note on the mineral list: Many minerals CANNOT be confirmed yet because they were published (Nautilus 2003-03), but without proper (XRD/EDS etc.) analyses. Please don't change to status "confirmed" without mentioning the method of analyses and article.

Mineral List

38 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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- Ottenburgs, R., Viaene, W., and De Vos, W. (1998): Mineralogical study of metallurgical dumps from an old zinc production plant at Rotem, Belgium. Aardkundige Mededelingen 9, 125-130.
- Fruytier, M. (2003): Dilsen-Stokkem, een nieuwe vindplaats en nu bijna verdwenen! Nautilus 2003, 3, 93-118.

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