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Hüttenberg, Glees, Niederzissen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 25' 45'' North , 7° 13' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.42917,7.22806
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Dachsbusch, Glees, Niederzissen, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Abandoned tuff quarry (small sand pit), in the pyroclastic formation of the so-called Hüttenberg pumice tuffs ("Hüttenberg-Bimstuffe", alkali-trachyte).
Xenolites of different origin: micaschists, crystalline schists, metasomatites, sanidinites, subvolcanites, carbonatites, selbergites, and alkali basalts.
Located between Dachsbusch Mt. and Hüttenberg Mt, near Glees and about 2.5 km SSE of Niederzissen.


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53 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 Pleistocene
0.0117 - 0.126 Ma



ID: 2614025

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 0.126 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Sparse trass

Lithology: Trachytic pumice tuff, trass

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

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References

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- Kratzsch, E., (1989): Die Mineralien vom Dachsbusch, Lapis 14 (1), 11-21
- Weiß, S.,(1990): "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich)
- Kratzsch, E., (2006): Der Wehr-Vulkan und seine Mineralien, Mineralienwelt 17(5), 12-34.

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