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Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 19' 32'' North , 11° 28' 27'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Name(s) in local language(s):Gebiet Brixlegg - Schwaz, Inntal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


A large old mining district with numerous localities.

Mineral List

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

Acanthite

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Åkermanite

Allophane

var: Cupro-Allophane

Alum-(K)

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Antlerite

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Arsenbrackebuschite

Arsendescloizite

Arsenopyrite

var: Danaite

Asbolane

Atacamite

Aurichalcite

Azurite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Barstowite

Baryte

Bayldonite

'Betpakdalite Group'

Beudantite

'Bitumen
var: Impsonite'

Bornite

Botallackite

Bournonite

Brianyoungite

Brochantite

Calcite

Callaghanite

Calumetite

Celestine

Cerussite

Cervantite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chlorargyrite

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Claraite

Clinoclase

'Clinotyrolite'

Cobaltite

Conichalcite

'Conichalcite-Duftite Series'

Connellite

Copper

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Covellite

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Tile ore

Cuproroméite

'Cu-Zn alloy'

Descloizite

Devilline

Digenite

Diopside

Dolomite

Duftite

Elyite

Enargite

Erythrite

Ettringite

Famatinite

'Famatinite-Luzonite Series'

Ferrihydrite

Fibroferrite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Forsterite

Freibergite

Galena

Gersdorffite

Glaucodot

Glaukosphaerite

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

Greenockite

Gypsum

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hörnesite

Hydromagnesite

Hydrozincite

Jarosite

Kambaldaite

Kipushite

Koutekite

Ktenasite

Lammerite

Langite

Leightonite

Leogangite

Lepidocrocite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Litharge

Luzonite

Mackinawite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesite

Malachite

Mallestigite

Marcasite

Melanterite

Mercury

Metacinnabar

Mimetite

Molybdenite

Monohydrocalcite

Mottramite

Muscovite

Namuwite

Nesquehonite

Nickelhexahydrite

Olivenite

var: Leucochalcite

Orpiment

Orthoserpierite

Pararealgar

Parnauite

Pearceite

Pharmacosiderite

Philipsburgite

Phoenicochroite

Pitticite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Posnjakite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Bravoite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

Realgar

Retgersite

Rhodochrosite

Richelsdorfite

Romanèchite

'Roméite Group'

Rosasite

Rouaite

Rozenite

Rutile

Sabelliite

Safflorite

Sanidine

Schulenbergite

Serpierite

Siderite

Siderotil

Siegenite

Silver

Smithsonite

Spangolite

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stetefeldtite

'Stibiconite'

'Stibioenargite'

Stibnite

Stranskiite

Strashimirite

Strontianite

var: Emmonite

Sulphur

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Terlinguaite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite

var: Mercurian Tetrahedrite

Theisite

Thermonatrite

Todorokite

'Tourmaline'

Tripuhyite

Turquoise

Tyrolite (TL)

'Tyrolite-1M'

'Tyrolite-2M'

'U153 (of Schnorrer)'

'Unnamed (Cu Antimonide)'

'Unnamed (Cu-Sb Oxide-Chloride)'

'Unnamed (OH-analogue of Mimetite)'

'Uvite'

Vaesite

Valentinite

'Wad'

'var: Cobaltian Wad'

Willemite

Witherite

Woodwardite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Yukonite

Zapatalite

Zinc

Zincolivenite


181 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Localities in this Region


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References

Worms, S. (1904): Schwazer Bergbau im 15. Jahrhundert. Wien, xx pp.

Egg, E. & Atzl, A. (1951): Die Schwazer Bergwerkshalden. Schlern-Schriften 85, 136-145.

Schmidegg, O. (1951): Die Erzlagerstätten des Schwazer Bergbaugebietes, besonders des Falkenstein. Schlern-Schriften 85, 36-58.

Pirkl, H. (1961): Geologie des Trias-Streifens und des Schwazer Dolomits südlich des Inn zwischen Schwaz und Wörgl (Tirol). Jahrb. Geol. B.A., 104, 1-150.

Meixner, H., Paar, W. (1975) Neue Untersuchungen am "Lockenmineral" von Brixlegg/Tirol. Der Karinthin, 72/73, 175-181.

Gstrein, P. (1979): Neuerkenntnisse über die Genese der Fahlerzlagerstätte Schwaz (Tirol). Mineralium Deposita, 14, 185-194.

Gstrein, P. (1987): Bergbau, Geologie und Mineralien von Schwaz, Tirol. Bode Verlag, Haltern, 56 S. [Title also given as "Die Silberkammern von Schwaz, Tirol"]

Gstrein, P. (1988): Geologie, Mineralogie und Bergbau des Gebietes um Brixlegg. In: Landmann, S. (Hg.): Brixlegg – eine Tiroler Gemeinde im Wandel der Zeit. Brixlegg, 11-62.

Gstrein, P. (1990): Die Lage der Schwazer Bergbaureviere – Geologie – Die Mineralien. In: Ammann, G. (Red.): Silber, Erz und weißes Gold. Bergbau in Tirol. Katalog zur Tiroler Landesausstellung 1990, Innsbruck 1990, 49-66.

Grundmann, G. & Martinek, K.-P. (1994): Erzminerale und Gangarten des Bergbaugebietes Schwaz und Brixlegg. Lapis 19 (7-8) 28-37. (in German)

Schnorrer, G. (1994): Die Sekundärminerale des Bergbaugebietes Schwaz-Brixlegg in Tirol. Lapis, 19 (7-8), 41-69; 77-78. (in German)

Schnorrer, G. (1996): Neue Sekundärminerale des alten Bergbaureviers Schwaz-Brixlegg in Tirol. Lapis 21 (12) 16-19; 58. (in German)

Jahn, S. (1997): Neue Malachite in Spiral- und Lockenform vom Bergbau Schwaz-Brixlegg, Tirol. Mineralienwelt, 8(6), 20.

Rieser, B. & Schrattenthaler, H. (1998/1999): Urgeschichtlicher Kupferbergbau im Raum Schwaz-Brixlegg, Tirol. Arch. Austr. 82/83, 135-179.

Goldenberg, G. & Rieser, B. (2004): Die Fahlerzlagerstätten von Schwaz/Brixlegg (Nordtirol). Ein weiteres Zentrum urgeschichtlicher Kupferproduktion in den österreichischen Alpen. In: Weisgerber, G., Goldenberg, G. (Hrsg.), Alpenkupfer - Rame delle Alpi. Der Anschnitt, Beiheft 17, 37-52.

Müller, H.D. (2004) Aus Brixlegg in Tirol: Die schönsten Malachitspiralen der Welt - ein nach wie vor ungelöstes Rätsel. Lapis, 29(2), 13-17.

Wagenplast, P. (2012): Die silberführenden Fahlerz-Lagerstätten von Schwaz und Brixlegg (Tirol). Aufschluss, 63, 197-208.

Wagenplast, P. (2013): Die Bergbaureviere der Fahlerz-Lagerstätten von Schwaz und Brixlegg. Aufschluss, 64, 145-152.

Montanwerke Brixlegg AG, Oeggl, K., Schaffer, V. (Hrsg.) (2013): Cuprum Tyrolense – 5550 Jahre Bergbau und Kupferverhüttung in Tirol. Edition Tirol, 447 pp.

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