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Limestone quarry, Nußloch, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Limestone quarryQuarry
NußlochMunicipality
Rhein-Neckar-KreisDistrict
KarlsruheRegion
Baden-WürttembergState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 18' 31'' North , 8° 42' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wiesloch25,630 (2013)1.9km
Nußloch10,815 (2015)2.2km
Dielheim8,999 (2011)3.2km
Rauenberg7,411 (2013)4.4km
Unterhof313 (2010)4.5km
Other Languages:
German:
Kalksteinbruch, Nußloch, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Regierungsbezirk Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland


Abandoned limestone quarry.
Some Pb-Zn mineralisation was encountered during the quarry activity.

Located 1 km SE of Nußloch, N of Wiesloch and about 10 km south of Heidelberg.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
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
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Deutschland/Baden-W%FCrttemberg/Heidelberg/Wiesloch/Steinbruch%20Nu%DFloch
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Deutschland/Baden-W%FCrttemberg/Heidelberg/Wiesloch/Steinbruch%20Nu%DFloch
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S RealgarAs4S4
S OrpimentAs2S3
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As RealgarAs4S4
As OrpimentAs2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

References

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Ostwald, D. & Lieber, W. (1957): Blei- und Zinkminerale von Nußloch nahe Wiesloch. Der Aufschluss, 8, 156-157.
Kraeft, U. (1976): Die sulfidische Vererzung der Schaumkalke (mu2) im Steinbruch bei Nußloch. Der Aufschluss, 27, 31-35.
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

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