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Lüneburger Heide, Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germanyi
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Totegrund, a hollow formed during the ice ages

Lüneburger Heide, Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Totegrund, a hollow formed during the ice ages

Lüneburger Heide, Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Totegrund, a hollow formed during the ice ages

Lüneburger Heide, Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
53° 10' 7'' North , 9° 56' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Undeloh881 (2011)4.0km
Egestorf2,451 (2011)8.6km
Bispingen6,284 (2011)10.3km
Handeloh2,508 (2011)10.9km
Schneverdingen19,199 (2015)11.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Lüneburger Heide, Lüneburg, Niedersachsen, Deutschland


A large heathland area, extending southwest to south of Lüneburg. Minerals reported from here have usually been found in glacial erratics and gravel pits and originate in Scandinavia. Chips of flint are ubiquitous. In some hollows between the hills, diatomite deposits have formed in lakes.

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4 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description: In glacial erratics from Scandinavia.
Reference: A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BCneburg_Heath
Wikidata ID:Q311124

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