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Bonacker quarry, Gedern, Wetteraukreis, Hesse, Germanyi
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Bonacker quarryQuarry
GedernTown
WetteraukreisDistrict
HesseCity-State
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 24' 44'' North , 9° 11' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gedern7,879 (2015)1.5km
Hirzenhain3,026 (2016)4.4km
Kefenrod3,101 (2017)7.6km
Birstein6,581 (2011)10.3km
Schotten11,566 (2015)11.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Bonacker, Gedern, Vogelsberg, Hessen, Deutschland


A basalt quarry, located 1.5 km SSW of Gedern.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Wetterau, Hesse, Germany

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Gismondine'9..
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Offretite9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Erionite'-
'Faujasite'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'Erionite'-
'Faujasite'-
'Phillipsite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
KPotassium
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CaCalcium
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 2605244

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Description: effusive rock: lava

Comments: Also some occurrences with trachyte, phonolite, latite

Lithology: Alkali basalt, basanite, tephrite, nephelinite, tholeiitic basalt, olivine basalt, andesite

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

Neogene - Paleogene
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3146514
Palaeogene basalt

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Basalt

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]

Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3189462
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. [154]

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

References

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- S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990


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