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Hydromagnesite from
Arensberg, Zilsdorf, Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Classification
Species:Hydromagnesite
Formula:Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Comments:thin, clear, colourless plates.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Beyer, H. (1980) Eine Magnesium-Mineralparagenese als Folge primärer biologischer Stoffanlage und sekundärem vulkanischen Erhitzungsprozeß am Arensberg / Eifel. Der Aufschluß SB 30.;
Doornveld, H.Y. (1987) Enkele mineraalvoorkomens in de Eifel. GEA, 20 (1), 32-36 (in Dutch).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hydromagnesite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Arensberg, Zilsdorf, Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Nearest other occurrences of Hydromagnesite
36.3km (22.5 miles) Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
37.0km (23.0 miles) Seekante, Mayener Feld, Southern lava flow, Bellerberg volcano, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
62.5km (38.8 miles) Binsfeldhammer lead smelter slag locality, Stolberg, Aachen, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
65.4km (40.6 miles) Münsterbusch zinc smelter slag locality, Stolberg, Aachen, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
65.5km (40.7 miles) Birkengang zinc smelter slag locality, Stolberg, Aachen, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
66.7km (41.5 miles) Friedrichssegen Mine, Frücht, Bad Ems, Rhein-Lahn-Kreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
73.5km (45.7 miles) Bleyberg zinc and lead smelter slag locality, Plombières (Blieberg; Bleiberg; Bleyberg), Plombières-Vieille Montagne-Moresnet mining district (Plombières-Altenberg-Moresnet mining district), Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
 
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