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Michelnau Quarry, Michelnau, Nidda, Wetteraukreis, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Michelnau QuarryQuarry (Inactive)
MichelnauVillage
NiddaTown
WetteraukreisDistrict
DarmstadtRegion
HesseCity-State
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 25' 18'' North , 9° 2' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nidda18,241 (2015)2.5km
Hirzenhain3,026 (2016)7.1km
Ortenberg9,155 (2015)7.4km
Ranstadt5,042 (2017)8.2km
Steinheim651 (2015)8.6km
Other Languages:
German:
Basaltwerk Michelnau (Basaltwerk Hohenstein), Michelnau, Nidda, Wetteraukreis, Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt, Hessen, Deutschland


Abanononed quarry working in a volcanic slag agglomerate . Blocks and plates have been sawn and used for ornamental work and sculpture. Now a Geotop.

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Chabazite'
Reference: https://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?loc=29631&min=6855
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
Reference: https://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?loc=29631&min=6855
Chabazite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Ferdinando Giovine specimen analysis (2006)
'Lévyne'
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Mazzite-Mg ?
Formula: (Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Natrolite ?
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Phillipsite subgroup'
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chabazite-K9.GD.10(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mazzite-Mg ?9.GC.20(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Natrolite ?9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite subgroup'-

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
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Natrolite ?77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
Chabazite-K-(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mazzite-Mg ?-(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
'Phillipsite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Mazzite-Mg(Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
SrStrontium
Sr Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O

References

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Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West. Weise (Munich).
Betz, V. (2019) Zeolithe und andere Mineralien aus den Vulkaniten des Vogelsberges (Hessen) und ihre Fundorte. Der Aufschluss, 70, 208-260, 109 Abb.

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