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Limestone quarry, Medenbach, Breitscheid, Lahn-Dill, Giessen Region, Hesse, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Limestone quarryQuarry
MedenbachVillage
BreitscheidMunicipality
Lahn-DillDistrict
Giessen RegionRegion
HesseCity-State
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 41' 33'' North , 8° 12' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Breitscheid5,000 (2017)1.5km
Haiger20,218 (2015)5.5km
Herborn21,133 (2015)6.8km
Driedorf5,213 (2011)6.8km
Merkenbach1,600 (2015)7.3km
Other Languages:
German:
Kalkbruch, Medenbach, Breitscheid, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Regierungsbezirk Giessen, Hessen, Deutschland


Located 1 km WSW of Medenbach.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Quartz var:
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Quartz var: ?
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Thomas Thieme collection
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan collection

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Capped Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony ?4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Capped Quartz
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony ?-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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

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