10°28´ east longitude, 51°87´ north latitiude [ map ]
Lautenthal, Harz Mts., Germany, Europa
Geological relevance of location
The reddish rocks of Kyffhäuser, in the Harz Mts. and the Saar-Nahe region were formed in a warm, dry climate. In the North German plain, they contain natural gas.
Classification of the earth
red and white
Geoscientific Collections Section of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources,
Geological Survey of Lower Saxony,