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Added in: march 2013
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In the quarry "Carrière de Vielsalm" at Vielsalm you can find various types of minerals at the mine dumps. The phylite and quartzite that are accessible here are part of the Stavelot massif, consisting of metamorphosed sediments from the Paleozoic.
Main site of the Vielsalm quarry.
Added by: bfalans on 22-10-2015
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The quarry is located immediately south of Vielsalm in eastern Belgium.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
More than 60 kinds of minerals are known from this quarry. Most common minerals are Quartz, Hematite and Turquoise.
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