Gaulsberg Quarry, Ortenberg, Vogelsberg, Hesse, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 21' 43'' North , 9° 3' 17'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.36194,9.05472|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Steinbruch am Gaulsberg, Ortenberg, Vogelsberg, Hessen, Deutschland|
Basalt quarry with minerals in cavities and in altered xenoliths (rare). Good finds were made in the 1990s. The quarry has been closed 1. 1. 2010. It is completely fenced-in (situation 2015) (Stefan Koch information).
28 valid minerals.
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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|Miocene - Oligocene|
5.333 - 33.9 Ma
|Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)
Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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. 
|Anisian - Late Permian|
242 - 272.3 Ma
|Permian - Early Permian|
252.17 - 298.9 Ma