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Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s): Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich
 
A region comprising the political districts Gmünd, Horn, Melk, Waidhofen an der Thaya and Zwettl (which are not used for the locality names).

Notes:
(1) The localities are ordered according to their position within the local communities (part of the larger districts).
(2) A detailed list of the municipalities, along with their boundaries and the villages they inlude can be found on Wikipedia (an example link is displayed at the foot of this page).


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Aegirine-augite
Aikinite
Albite
var: Oligoclase
var: Pericline
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Aluminocopiapite
Alunite
Alunogen
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite
Amstallite (TL)
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
Andradite
Ankerite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
var: Labradorite
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
var: Flos Ferri
Arsenopyrite
'Asbestos'
Augite
var: Fassaite
Axinite-(Fe)
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Baileychlore
Baryte
Bavenite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
'Biotite'
'var: Anomite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bornite
Brookite
Brucite
Calcite
var: Iceland Spar
'Calcite Group'
Cassiterite
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
'var: Phacolite'
Chabazite-Ca
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
Chlorapatite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
var: Sheridanite
Clinohumite
Clinoptilolite-Ca
'Clinoptilolite-Ca-Heulandite-Ca Series'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'
'Columbite'
Copiapite
Copper
Cordierite
Corkite
Corundum
Covellite
Cowlesite
Crandallite
'Crichtonite Group'
Cronstedtite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
Danalite
Delvauxite
Diaspore
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Dolomite
var: Gurhofian
Dravite
'Dravite-Schorl Series'
Dumortierite
Dypingite
Edenite
Elbaite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Ephesite
Epidote
Epidote Supergroup
Ettringite
Euxenite-(Y)
'Feldspar Group'
Felsőbányaite
Ferro-actinolite
Ferro-hornblende
Ferro-katophorite
'Flint'
Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Forsterite
Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnet Structural Group'
Gibbsite
'Gismondine'
Goethite
Graphite
Greenockite
Grossular
var: Hessonite
var: Hibschite
Gypsum
var: Alabaster
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Harmotome
Hedenbergite
Helvine
Hematite
Hemimorphite
'Heulandite'
Heulandite-Ca
'Hornblende'
Huntite
Hydrobiotite
Hydromagnesite
'Hypersthene'
Ilmenite
Iodargyrite
Ixiolite
var: Wolframoixiolite

Jarosite
Kaolinite
Kettnerite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kyanite
Laumontite
Lepidocrocite
'Lepidolite'
'Limonite'
'Lithomarge'
Lizardite
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
var: Anophorite

Magnesiocopiapite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
'var: Manganese Dendrites'
Marcasite
Margarite
Meionite
Meixnerite (TL)
Meta-autunite
'Metahalloysite'
Metauranocircite-I
Metavariscite
Metavoltine
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Milarite
Mimetite
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Phengite
var: Vanadian Muscovite
Natrodufrénite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
Nontronite
Olenite
'Olivine'
'var: Pilite'
Omphacite
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Milk Opal
var: Moss Opal
var: Opal-AN
var: Opal-CT
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Oxyplumboroméite
'Oxy-rossmanite'
Palygorskite
Paracoquimbite
Paratacamite
Pargasite
Phenakite
'Phillipsite'
Phlogopite
'Pinite'
Plumbojarosite
Prehnite
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Pyroaurite-2H
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Citrine
var: Eisenkiesel
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Richterite
Robinsonite
Römerite
Rozenite
Rutile
'Sagenite'
Sampleite
Saponite
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
Sillimanite
Silver
Slavíkite
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
Staurolite
Stellerite
'Stevensite'
'Stilbite'
Sulphur
Synchysite-(Ce)
Szomolnokite
Talc
'Tektite
var: Moldavite'

Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorianite
Thorite
Titanite
Tochilinite
Todorokite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Rubellite'
Tremolite
Triplite
Turquoise
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende

Uranocircite
Uricite
Variscite
Vermiculite
Vesuvianite
Vivianite
'Wellsite'
Wittichenite
Wollastonite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zircon
Zoisite
var: Thulite


304 entries listed. 198 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Kießling, F. (1930): Das Steinreich des niederösterreichischen Waldviertels mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Horner Hauptmannschaft. Roland Verlag, Wien, 186 pp.

Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.

Steininger, F. F. & Stürmer, F. (Ed.) (1990): Waldviertel - Kristallviertel. Katalogreihe Krahuletz-Museum, 11, Krahuletz-Museum Eggenburg, 190 pp.

Niedermayr, G. (1990): Systematische Übersicht der Mineralarten des Waldviertels. Pp. 35-45 in: Steininger, F. F. & Stürmer, F. (Hrsg.): Waldviertel - Kristallviertel, Katalogreihe Krahuletz-Museum, 11, 190 pp.

Götzinger, M. A., Beran, A. & Libowitzky, E. (1994): Exkursion A: Mineralvorkommen und Lagerstätten im östlichen Waldviertel. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 139, 389-405.

Kappelmüller, H. (1994): Mineralfundstellen im Land Niederösterreich. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, 72 pp. (in German)

Steininger, F. F. (Ed.) (1996): Erdgeschichte des Waldviertels. Das Waldviertel 45, Heft 1, 1-160.

Steininger, F. F. (Ed.) (2008): Waldviertel – Kristallviertel. Schriftenreihe Waldviertler Heimatbund, Bd. 49, 240 S.

Thinschmidt, A. (2008): Systematische Übersicht der Mineralarten des Waldviertels.- In: Steininger, F. F. (Ed.): Waldviertel - Kristallviertel. Die steinerne Schatzkammer Österreichs, Schriftenr. Waldv. Heimatbund, 49, 125-143.

External Links

- http://www.oeab.at/kulturgeologie/noemin1.htm [up-to-date mineral list]
- http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waidhofen_an_der_Thaya [example: municipalities of Lower Austria]

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