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Pielgrzymka, Złotoryja District, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 6' 23'' North , 15° 49' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.10665,15.83181
Age:17 ± 2 Ma
Geologic Time:Miocene
Dating method:K / Ar
Reference for age:Birkenmajer, K., et all (1977) - Age of deep-seated fracture zones in Lower Silesia (Poland), based on K-Ar and palaeomagnetic dating of Tertiary basalts.
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):kamieniołom Pielgrzymka
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Steinberg 353m bei Pilgramsdorf /

Cenozoic Central European Volcanic Province.

Closed basalt quarry, turned into landfill.

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

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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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma

ID: 3133532
Late Cretaceous undifferentiated

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma

ID: 3189775
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss

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]

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Birkenmajer, K., Jeleñska, M., Kędziałko-Hofmokl, M., Kruczyk, J. (1977) Age of deep-seated fracture zones in Lower Silesia (Poland), based on K-Ar and palaeomagnetic dating of Tertiary basalts. Annales de la Société Géologique de Pologne, 47: 545–552.
Wyszomirski, P. (1972) X-ray study of olivines from some Lower Silesian basalts. Mineralogia Polonica 3:1, 73-77.
Kardymowicz, I. (1967) Enklawy w niektórych bazaltach S´lłska. Biuletyn Instytutu Geologicznego, Warszawa, 197, 451-483.
Hubicka-Ptasińska, M. (1974) Tlenkowe minerały żelaza i tytanu w niektórych skałach bazaltoidoidowych formacji wulkanicznej Dolnego Śląska. Pr.Miner.Kom.Nauk. Miner.PAN Oddz.w Krakowie, Nr 38.Prace Mineralogiczne Komisji Nauk Mineralogicznych PAN Oddzial w Krakowie (i.e.: mineralogical papers of the commission of the mineralogical department of the Polish Academy of Science, Kracow).

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