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Diabase quarries, Bornberg, Herbornseelbach, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 42' 23'' North , 8° 19' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.7063888889, 8.32916666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Diabasbrüche, Bornberg, Herbornseelbach, Revier Dillenburg, Hessen, Deutschland

Lower carboniferous diabase, worked by several quarries.
Collecting is prohibited since 2014 (new owner since 2014).

Located near Herbornseelbach, about 4-5 km SE of Dillenburg.

Mineral List

18 valid minerals.

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Vieten, K. (1971): Laumontit und Kalifeldspat-Pseudomorphosen nach Laumontit in Drusen des Spilits von Herbornseelbach (Lahn-Dill-Gebiet), Der Aufschluss, Vol. 22, No. 3, 87-96

Kurz, H.R. (1975): Pumpellyit als Kluftmineral aus Herbornseelbach, Der Aufschluss. Vol.26, 293

Wilke, H.J. (1979) Mineralfundstellen Hessen, Weise Verlag

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