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Artenberg quarry, Steinach, Haslach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 17' 34'' North , 8° 3' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.29278,8.05944
GeoHash:G#: u0tdxrkty
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch am Artenberg, Steinach, Haslach, Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland

Operating gneiss quarry with mineralised calcite and quartz veins, as well as calcsilicate rocks. Access is strictly prohibited.

Mineral List

75 valid minerals.


Mineralization age: Cisuralian : 279 ± 3 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
ⓘ Quartz279 ± 3 Ma

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 Paleozoic - Proterozoic
443.8 - 2500 Ma

ID: 2602126

Age: to Ordovician (443.8 - 2500 Ma)

Description: metamorphic intrusive rocks

Lithology: Orthogneiss

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

Ordovician - Proterozoic
443.8 - 2500 Ma

ID: 3130910

Age: to Ordovician (443.8 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

541 - 2500 Ma

ID: 3190480
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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- Fricke, G. (1953): Ein edler Quarzgang im Artenberg bei Steinach (Schwarzwald). Der Aufschluss, 4 (6), 90-91.
- Fricke, G. (1966): Molybdänglanzfund im Artenberg bei Steinach i.K., Schwarzwald. Der Aufschluss, 17 (4), 110.
- Waldeck, H. (1970): Der Steinbruch Artenberg bei Steinach i. K. (Schwarzwald) - eine petrographisch-mineralogische Betrachtung. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh., 1970, 420-431.
- Glas, M. (1982): Edles aus dem Schotter: Die Mineralien von Artenberg im Kinzigtal. Emser Hefte, Nr. 4, 48-xx.
- Walenta, K. (1989) Neufunde aus dem Schwarzwald (3. Folge, 2. Teil). Lapis, 14 (9), 20-xx.
- Hahn, F. (1991): Zum Mineralbestand des Steinbruchs Artenberg bei Steinach. Der Erzgräber, 5 (1), 26-32.
- Hahn, F. (1991): Zum Mineralbestand des Steinbruchs Artenberg bei Steinach. 2. Folge. Der Erzgräber, 5 (2), 61-64.
- Walenta, K. (1991): Neufunde aus dem Schwarzwald (4. Folge). Lapis, 16 (2), 19-xx.
- Blaß, G. & Graf, H.W. (1994): Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (XI). Mineralien-Welt, 5 (3), 53-56.
- Walenta, K. (1998): Neue Mineralfunde aus dem Schwarzwald (7. Folge, 1.Teil). Lapis, 23 (11), 35-xx.

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