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Cordierite from
Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schreyer, W., Maresch, W.V., Daniels, P., Wolfsdorff, P., (1990): Potassic cordierites: characteristic minerals for high-temparature, very low-pressure environmnets, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Vol, 105, 2/March 1990, 162-172
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pseudobrookite2 photos of Cordierite associated with Pseudobrookite at this locality.
Mullite2 photos of Cordierite associated with Mullite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
4.1km (2.6 miles) A Thelenberg, Niedermendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
4.4km (2.7 miles) B Basalt quarries, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
5.4km (3.4 miles) C Pumice quarries, Wingertsberg, Niedermendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
5.9km (3.6 miles) D Rothenberg, Bell, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
6.1km (3.8 miles) E In den Dellen quarries, Niedermendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
7.3km (4.5 miles) F Kappiger Ley (Kappiger Lay), Wehr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
7.4km (4.6 miles) G Krufter Ofen, Kruft, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
7.9km (4.9 miles) H Gleeser Felder, Glees, Brohltal, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
8.6km (5.4 miles) I Hüttenberg, Glees, Brohltal, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
9.6km (6.0 miles) J Nickenicher Weinberg (Nickenicher Sattelberg), Nickenich, Andernach, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
10.5km (6.5 miles) K Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel), Nickenich, Andernach, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
12.7km (7.9 miles) L Wannenköpfe Quarry, Ochtendung, Maifeld, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
13.2km (8.2 miles) M Herchenberg, Burgbrohl, Brohltal, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
17.0km (10.6 miles) N Niveligsberg, Drees, Kelberg, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
22.2km (13.8 miles) O Bocksberg, Müllenbach, Kelberg, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
30.4km (18.9 miles) P Radersberg, Brück, Daun, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
34.7km (21.6 miles) Q Drachenfels, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
35.1km (21.8 miles) R Wolkenburg, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
35.3km (21.9 miles) S Lyngsberg (Lühnsberg; Lünsberg), Bad Godesberg, Bonn, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
35.5km (22.1 miles) T Kahlenberg, Zilsdorf, Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
36.0km (22.4 miles) U Perlenhardt, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
36.8km (22.8 miles) V Ölberg (Oelberg), Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
37.5km (23.3 miles) W Petersberg, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
37.8km (23.5 miles) X Stenzelberg, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
37.8km (23.5 miles) Y Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
38.2km (23.7 miles) Z Kahlenberg (Auf'm Kopp; Kallenberg), Oberstadtfeld, Daun, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
40.3km (25.0 miles) 0 Auf Dickel (incl. Nonnental), Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
43.0km (26.7 miles) 1 Finkenberg, Bonn, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
44.9km (27.9 miles) 2 Rother Kopf, Roth, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
97.3km (60.5 miles) 3 Schaumberg, Tholey, St Wendel, Saarland, Germany
124.0km (77.0 miles) 4 Linck marble works, Hochstädten, Bensheim, Odenwald, Hesse, Germany
162.6km (101.0 miles) 5 Michelsberg Quarry, Katzenbuckel, Eberbach, Odenwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
230.8km (143.4 miles) 6 Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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