29°15´ east longitude, 49°22´ north latitiude [ map ]
Personal relationship of donor
Collection of rocks of economic importance
Historical relevance of location
Kaolinite is the most important clay mineral for making ceramics.
Geological relevance of location
Kaolin is formed by the weathering of feldspar in a warm, humid climate.
Classification of the earth
kaolin, unconsolidated clay
Geoscientific Collections Section of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources,
Geological Survey of Lower Saxony,