11°6´56" east longitude, 51°50´29" north latitiude [ map ]
Harsleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, Europa
Geological relevance of location
The sample is a friable sandstone of Creataceous age. The iron bearing mineral Limonit gives the rock the typical yellow-ockrebrown color. It is used as building material.
Classification of the earth
yellow to ochrebrown
Geological Survey of Lower Saxony,