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Diabaswerk quarry, Berge, Meschede, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch "Diabaswerk", Berge, Meschede, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 19' 11'' North , 8° 10' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.31972,8.16806
GeoHash:G#: u1jgcy7z1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A quarry in Devonian limestones, operated by the Diabaswerk GmbH. In addition, mica-rich greywacke sandstones, greywacke schists and quartz-rich riffs are exposed inside the quarry.

Located on the southwest slope of Wallenstein hill, 1 km SSE of Berge.

Regions containing this locality

Rhenish Massif, Europe

Massif - 1,175 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
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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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]

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 3162651
Middle Devonian claystone

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{limestone,siltstone,dolomite/dolostone}

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]

Givetian
382.7 - 387.7 Ma



ID: 2617470

Age: Middle Devonian (382.7 - 387.7 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Argillaceous shale and/or slate, sandstone

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

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

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