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Western ore field, Scheelite deposit, Felben valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s): Westfeld, Scheelitlagerstätte, Felbertal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich
Mined since 1974 (underground workings).

Mineral List

97 entries listed. 82 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
- Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Criddle, A. J., Paar, W. H., Balić-Žunić, T. (2001): Felbertalite, Cu2Pb6Bi8S19, a new mineral species from Felbertal, Salzburg Province, Austria. European Journal of Mineralogy 13, 961-972.
- D. Topa, E. Makovicky, and W.H. Paar (2002): Composition ranges and exsolution pairs for the members of the Bismuthinite-Aikinite series from Felbertal, Salzburg. Can. Mineral. 40, 849-869.
- Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Balić-Žunić, T. and Paar, W. H. (2003): Kupčíkite, Cu3.4Fe0.6Bi5S10, a new Cu–Bi sulfosalt from Felbertal, Austria, and its crystal structure. Can. Mineral. 41, 1155-1166.
- Topa, D., Makovicky, E., and Balić-Žunić, T. (2004): Mineralogical data on salzburgite and paarite, two new members of the bismuthinite–aikinite series. Canadian Mineralogist 43, 909-917.
- Lapis 29(5):42 (2004)
- Topa, D., Paar, W. H., Balić-Žunić, T. (2006): Emilite, Cu10.72Pb10.72Bi21.28S48, the last missing link of the bismuthinite-alkinite series? Canadian Mineralogist 44, 459-464.
- Kolitsch, U. (2009): 1585) Gustavit und andere Pb-Bi-Sulfosalze vom Westfeld des Scheelitbergbaues Felbertal, Salzburg. P. 207 in: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2009): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVIII. Carinthia II, 199/119, 189-236.
- Kolitsch, U. (2010): 1640) Aikinit, Heyrovskýit und Hodrušit vom Westfeld des Scheelitbergbaus Felbertal, Salzburg. Pp. 228 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.

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