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Leilenkopf, Brohl-Lützing, Bad Breisig, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Brohl-LützingMunicipality
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Name(s) in local language(s):Leilenkopf, Brohl-Lützing (Niederlützingen), Bad Breisig, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 28' 38'' North , 7° 18' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.47750,7.30750
GeoHash:G#: u0vpnm1hv
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Brohl-Lützing2,654 (2011)1.6km
Brohl355 (2015)1.6km
Gönnersdorf650 (2011)3.0km
Hammerstein355 (2011)3.1km
Rheinbrohl4,017 (2011)3.1km


Abandoned quarry in melilite-nephelinite, lapilli-, basalt tuffs and carbonate-rich tuffs with xenoliths.
Located on Leilenkopf mountain, 500 m NE of Niederlützingen and about 4 km NE of Burgbrohl.

Regions containing this locality

Eifel Volcanic Fields, GermanyGroup of Volcanic Fields
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range
East Eifel Volcanic Field, GermanyVolcanic Field

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
'Biotite'
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: [Blass, G., Graf , HW., Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (XII), MW 5/1994] [Blass, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, HW., Tschörtner, J., Minerale der Eifelvulkane, CD, published by authors, 2006]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
'Quartz-beta'
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München, 1983
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Brauns, R. (1909): Sanidin vom Leilenkopf bei Niederlützingen, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Vol. 2, pp 45
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Phillipsite'-
'Quartz-beta'-SiO2

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 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Phillipsite'-
'Quartz-beta'-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TridymiteSiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O Quartz-betaSiO2
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Quartz-betaSiO2
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
ClChlorine
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
KPotassium
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
TiTitanium
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
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. [154]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2615130

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Argillaceous shale and/or slate, graywacke, sandstone

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Dannenberg, A. (1891) Der Leilenkopf, ein Aschenvulkan des Laacher-See-Gebiets. Jahrbuch der Preußischen Geologischen Landesanstalt, 12, 99-123.
Brauns, R. (1909) Sanidin vom Leilenkopf bei Niederlützingen. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 2, 45.
Brauns, R. (1922) Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.
Frechen, J. (1976) Siebengebirge am Rhein, Laacher Vulkangebiet, Maargebiet der Westeifel. Bornträger, Berlin Stuttgart.
Meyer, W. (1983) Geologischer Wanderführer: Eifel. Franckh'sche Verlangshandlung W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart.
Meyer, W. (1986) Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart Stuttgart.


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