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Birkenkopf quarry, Mensfelden, Limburg-Weilburg, Hesse, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Birkenkopf quarryQuarry
Mensfelden- not defined -
Limburg-WeilburgDistrict
Hesse- not defined -
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch am Birkenkopf, Mensfelden, Limburg, Hessen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 20' 3'' North , 8° 5' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.33417,8.09028
GeoHash:G#: u0vy2551v
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Niederneisen1,462 (2011)2.9km
Flacht1,189 (2017)3.1km
Lohrheim581 (2011)3.5km
Holzheim913 (2017)3.7km
Kaltenholzhausen613 (2011)3.9km


Metarhyolite quarry.
Located on Birkenkopf hill near Mensfelden, about 5 km SE of Limburg.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Lahn Valley, GermanyRiver Valley
Taunus, Hesse, GermanyMountain Range

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
'Bastnäsite'
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
'Monazite'
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluocerite-(Ce)3.AC.15(Ce,La)F3
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Kidwellite8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
AX3
Fluocerite-(Ce)9.3.4.1(Ce,La)F3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O RutileTiO2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BrookiteTiO2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CeCerium
Ce Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Early Carboniferous - Late Devonian
323.2 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3132088
Late Devonian meta-basalt

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 382.7 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-basalt group

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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2600049

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Lithology: Trachyte, keratophyre

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

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]

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

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


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