Donnerkuhle quarry, Hagen, Sauerland, Germany

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(text and pictures by FdW)


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(text and pictures by Harjo Neutkens)
Harjo was invited by the Berg-Mark-Wuppertal mineral club to visit the Donnerkuhle quarry on 13-5-2006.
The quarry has been known in the past for it's splendid Millerites (up to 20 cm.), and those they did find again on that day!
Apart from the Millerit we found Chalcopyrit, Pyrit, Calcit, Quarz, Baryt, Dolomit and ??..).
We would like to thank the Wuppertal gang very much, it was a great day with very nice company, perfect!
It's forbidden to enter the quarry, only after preliminary authorisation you can enter (the site is operated by the Rheinkalk AG)

(text and pictures by David Nieto)
David visited the Donnerkuhle quarry in mai 2003 in an official excursion by the Gea, and found Calcit, Calcit and more (but nice!) Calcit...

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