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Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
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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
Asbolane
'Asphaltum'
Atacamite
Aurichalcite
Azurite
Bariopharmacosiderite
Barstowite
Baryte
Bayldonite
'Betpakdalite Group'
Beudantite
Bornite
Botallackite
Bournonite
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Calcite
Callaghanite
Calumetite
Celestine
Cerussite
Cervantite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcostibite
Chlorargyrite
Chrysocolla
Cinnabar
Claraite
Clinoclase
'Clinotyrolite'
Cobaltite
'Cobaltoan Arsenopyrite'
Conichalcite
'Conichalcite-Duftite Series'
Connellite
Copper
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Covellite
Cubanite
Cuprite
var: Tile ore
Cuproroméite
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
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'
'var: Stetefeldtite'
Rosasite
Rouaite
Rozenite
Rutile
Sabelliite
Safflorite
Sanidine
Schulenbergite
Serpierite
Siderite
Siderotil
Siegenite
Silver
Smithsonite
Spangolite
Sphalerite
Spinel
'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 Oxyde-Chloride)'
'Uvite'
Vaesite
Valentinite
'Wad'
'var: Cobaltian Wad'
Willemite
Witherite
Woodwardite
Wroewolfeite
Wulfenite
Yukonite
Zapatalite
Zinc
Zincolivenite


220 entries listed. 178 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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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.
- 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)
- 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.
- 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.

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