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Nesselgrund Quarry, Schnellbach, Floh-Seligenthal, Thuringian Forest, Thuringia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 45' 57'' North , 10° 31' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.76583,10.52611
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch im Nesselgrund, Schnellbach, Floh-Seligenthal, Thüringer Wald, Thüringen, Deutschland


An active quarry in dolerite.

Located about 2 km ENE of Schnellbach.


Mineral List


24 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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Guadalupian - Carboniferous
259.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2603380

Age: Paleozoic (259.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: rock formation

Lithology: Basaltic dike rocks

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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