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Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° North , 15° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~14km
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-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Almandine

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'

Aluminocopiapite

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

Amstallite (TL)

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

Andradite

Anglesite

Ankerite

Annite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Arsenopyrite

'Asbestos'

Augite

var: Fassaite

Aurichalcite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Baileychlore

Baotite

Baryte

Bavenite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

'Biotite'

'var: Anomite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bornite

Brianyoungite

Brookite

Brucite

Calcite

var: Iceland Spar

var: Lublinite

'Calcite Group'

Cassiterite

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

'var: Phacolite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

Chlorapatite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysotile

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Sheridanite

Clinohumite

Clinoptilolite-Ca

'Clinoptilolite-Ca-Heulandite-Ca Series'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'

'Columbite'

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Copiapite

Copper

Cordierite

Corkite

Corundum

var: Ruby

var: Sapphire

Covellite

Cowlesite

Crandallite

'Crichtonite Group'

Cronstedtite

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

Danalite

Datolite

Delvauxite

Diaspore

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'

Dolomite

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

Fibroferrite

Fluorapatite

var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluor-elbaite

Fluorite

Fluor-schorl

Foitite

Forsterite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gibbsite

'Gismondine'

Goethite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

var: Hibschite

'Gurhofian'

Gypsum

var: Alabaster

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Halloysite-7Å

Halotrichite

Harmotome

Hedenbergite

Helvine

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hercynite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hinsdalite

Hollingworthite

'Hornblende'

Humboldtine

Huntite

Hydrobiotite

Hydromagnesite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Iodargyrite

Irarsite

Ixiolite

var: Wolframoixiolite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

Kettnerite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kyanite

Laumontite

Laurite

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

'Lévyne'

'Limonite'

Lizardite

Magnesio-arfvedsonite

var: Anophorite

Magnesiocopiapite

Magnesio-foitite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Marcasite

Margarite

Meionite

Meixnerite (TL)

Meta-autunite

Metauranocircite-I

Metavariscite

Metavoltine

'Mica Group'

Microcline

var: Amazonite

Milarite

Millerite

Mimetite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Phengite

var: Vanadian Muscovite

Natrodufrénite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Nontronite

Nordstrandite

Olenite

'Olivine'

'var: Pilite'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Milk Opal

var: Moss Opal

var: Opal-AN

var: Opal-CT

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Oxyplumboroméite

'Oxy-rossmanite'

Palygorskite

Paracoquimbite

Paragonite

Paratacamite

Pargasite

Pentlandite

'Petrified Wood'

Phenakite

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Pickeringite

'Pinite'

Plumbojarosite

Polydymite

Prehnite

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrite

Pyroaurite

'Pyroaurite-2H'

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Eisenkiesel

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Richterite

Robinsonite

Römerite

Rozenite

Rutile

'Sagenite'

Sampleite

Saponite

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Segnitite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

Sillimanite

Silver

Slavíkite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sperrylite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spinel

var: Pleonaste

Stannite

Staurolite

Stellerite

Stevensite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

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

Violarite

Vivianite

'Wellsite'

Wittichenite

Wollastonite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon

Zoisite

var: Thulite


232 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities


Localities in this Region

Austria
Austria

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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. [http://www.daswaldviertel.at/STEININGER_Hg_Erdgeschichte_des_Wvs_WHB-38.pdf]

Steininger, F. F. (Ed.) (2008): Waldviertel – Kristallviertel. Schriftenreihe Waldviertler Heimatbund, Bd. 49, 240 S. [http://www.daswaldviertel.at/STEININGER_Hg_Waldviertel-Kristallviertel_WHB-SR-49.pdf]

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.

Knobloch, G. (2012): Erdgeschichte(n) zwischen Krems und Kamp. Living Edition, Pöllauberg, Austria (Hrsg. Marktgemeinde St. Leonhard am Hornerwald), 280 S.

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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