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Otting, Nördlinger Ries Crater, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 51' 40'' North , 10° 43' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.86114,10.73245
Name(s) in local language(s):Otting, Nördlinger Ries, Schwaben, Bayern, Deutschland


Suevite and impact breccias with heavily shocked biotite-plagioclase and amphibolite fragments, glass bombs.
Shock pressure : 16-20 GPa.
Rutile is associated with two other TiO2 polymorphs :
- TiO2 (alpha-PbO2 structure) (TiO2 II)
- TiO2 (Baddeleyite structure P21/c) (IMA2007-058)

Located east of Wemding and about 30 km ENE of Nördlingen.


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8 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3146888
Miocene miscellaneous

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Miscellaneous metamorphic rock group

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]

Late Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 2606525

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Description: marine deposits, marine - brackish

Lithology: Marlstone, limestone, dolostone, calcareous 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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