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Suttroper Quarz

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A variety of Quartz

Name used for biterminated, milky quartz crystals originally described from Suttrop, Warstein, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Generally used in the plural form, 'Suttroper Quarze', or more correctly (because Suttrop is not the only locality), Suttrop-type Quartz. These haven been found at various localities in limestones along the northern boundary of the Sauerland and Bergisches Land.

Sometimes called 'Suttroper Diamant' (plural: 'Suttroper Diamanten') or 'Warsteiner Quarz' (plural: 'Warsteiner Quarze'), since Suttrop forms part of the town of Warstein.

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Behr, H., Hess, H., Oehlschenkel, G., Lindenberg H.G. (1979) Die Quarzmineralisation vom Typ Suttrop am N-Rand des rechtsrheinischen Schiefergebirges. In: Geologie und Mineralogie des Warsteiner Raumes, Aufschluss: Sonderband 29 (Warstein): 205-231.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Warstein
Redaktion Der Aufschluss (1951). Die Quarzlagerstätte von Suttrop. Aufschluss, 2, 157.
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