Path to the site

Deutschland / Saarland / St. Wendel, Landkreis / Oberthal / Leistberg

Jour­ney De­scrip­tion

N von Oberthal.

Ex­po­sure de­scrip­tion

Steinbruch, Pingen und Abbaue von Rötel, Feldspat und Achaten.


Rhyolith mit zersetztem Feldspat, Quarz. Rötel. Pseudomorphose von Tiefquarz nach Hochquarz.

GPS Co­or­d­i­nates



WGS 84: 
Lat.: 49.5286111° N, 
Long: 7.0841667° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 49° 31' 43" N,
   Long: 7° 5' 3" E
R: 2578530,
 H: 5488543
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Shortened path specification

Leistberg, Oberthal, St. Wendel, Saarland, DE
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

Additional Functions

Minerals (Count: 17)

Rocks (Count: 6)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Schäfer, K. (2013). Achate vom Leistberg bei Oberthal, Saarland. Lapis, Jg.38, H.11, S.36-39.
  • Schäfer, K. (2015). Ein geglückter Schnitt: Gefensterter Hochquarz aus dem Saarland. Lapis, Jg.40, H.2, S.42.