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Röhrig quarry (Röhrig gravel works), Kohlplatte, Sonderbach, Heppenheim, Odenwald, Hesse, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s): Steinbruch Röhrig (Kieswerk Röhrig), Kohlplatte, Sonderbach, Heppenheim, Odenwald, Hessen, Deutschland
 
An active quarry in granodiorite with pegmatite inclusions. Hornblende-rich stringers carry epidote and titanite. The rocks are cut by a system of EW-trending clefts, which include quartz, calcite, hematite and copper sulfides, whereas NS-trending quartz veins contain silver, bismuth, tungsten and molybdenum ores.
Located on the north slope of Kohlplatte hill, about 700 m SSE of Sonderbach.

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References

- Der Aufschluss 1977(6):225
- Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
- Fettel, M. (1987): Ein neues Vorkommen von Wismuterzen im Vorderen Odenwald. Lapis 12(2), 15-17, 35.
- Weiß, S. (1990): Mineralfundstellenatlas, Deutschland West. Weise (Munich), 320 pp.

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