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Gravel works quarry, Thülen, Brilon, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Gravel works quarryQuarry
Thülen- not defined -
BrilonTown
HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 25' 17'' North , 8° 39' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Brilon27,030 (2015)6.2km
Altenbüren1,321 (2017)10.7km
Wünnenberg12,439 (2017)11.5km
Olsberg15,814 (2015)13.3km
Willingen6,564 (2016)14.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kieswerk, Thülen, Brilon, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


A quarry in upper devonian limestones, operated by the Thülen gravel works company. Located NE of Thülen and about 10 km ENE of Brilon.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyGroup of Hills

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Caracolite ?
Formula: Na3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
Description: Dietrich (2003) reports difficulties in identification because the mineral appears in a mixture with (suspected) polysphaerite (Ca-bearing pyromorphite).
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Caracolite ?7.BD.20Na3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Caracolite ?30.3.2.1Na3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
NaSodium
Na CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3Cl

References

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Pawlowski, D. (1991) Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland. Weise (Munich), 1991.
Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.


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