Ruhr-Lippe Quarry, Müschede, Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 24' 42'' North , 7° 59' 39'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.41168,7.99438|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Ruhr-Lippe-Steinbruch, Müschede, Arnsberg, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland|
A former quarry, later a landfill, now renatured. The quarry cut into Cu/Sb mineralizations and produced a large number of baryte specimens in the 1970s and 80s.
Baryte specimens coming from this locality may be misattributed to the nearby Lanwehr quarry.
4 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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315 - 330.9 Ma
323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Early Carboniferous claystone|
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|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.