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Hohenlimburg quarry, Oege, Hohenlimburg, Hagen, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 21' 12'' North , 7° 34' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.35333,7.58278
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Hohenlimburg, Oege, Hohenlimburg, Hagen, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

A quarry in mid and upper devonian dolomites and limestones, operated by the Hohenlimburger Kalkwerke GmbH. Located near Oege, 1 km NE of Hohenlimburg.

Mineral List

18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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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]

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- S. Weiß, S.(1991): "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise Verlag (Munich), 1990
- Pawlowski, D. (1991): "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise Verlag (Munich), 1991
- Jahn, S. Mineralien aus dem Steinbruch Hohenlimburg-Oege bei Hagen im Sauerland. MineralienWelt. 13 (1): 24-51

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