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Burgberger Schanze quarry, Burgberg im Allgäu, Sonthofen, Allgäu, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 32' 40'' North , 10° 16' 57'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.54472,10.28250
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Burgberger Schanze (Steinbruch an der Schanz), Burgberg im Allgäu, Sonthofen, Allgäu, Schwaben, Bayern, Deutschland


A quarry in tertiary limestones, green sandstones and quartzite sandstones.

Located on the west slope of Grünten Mt., slightly N of Burgberg im Allgäu and about 3.5 km north of Sonthofen.
Abandoned in 1999. The left part is now a parking area, the right part is a geotope.



Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2601759

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

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

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 2348048
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

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References

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Fehr, T. (1980): Der Grünten im Allgäu. Lapis 5 (11), 12-13.
Richter, D. (1984). Allgäuer Alpen. Sammlung Geologischer Führer, Gebr. Bornträger Berlin, Stuttgart, 253 pp. [p. 163]
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

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