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  Landelies
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Added in: march 2013
Last Modified in: march 2013


Location description:

In the quarry "Calcaire La Sambre" in Landelies limestone  from the Visean, part of the lower Carboniferous period is quarried. In veins in the rock various minerals occur. The quarry is known for its beautiful calcite crystals. The quarry is not accessible without permission.




Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015



Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015



Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015



Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015



Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015



Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015



Added by: Gerard Willemen on 27-11-2015

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Directions:

Landelies is located west of Charleroi in southern Belgium.

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Finds:

Most common are calcite crystals. Also Fluorite, Malachite, Pyrite, Quartz, Marcasite and Goethite can be found.

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