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Seekar, Obertauern, Radstädter Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

Seekar, Obertauern, Radstädter Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich

Ancient mining area, located about 4 km ENE of Obertauern. Pb-Cu mineralizations (quartz-siderite veins with chalcopyrite and Ag-bearing fahlore) in quarzites and phyllites of the Radstadt series and gneisses of the Schladming series.
Mining activity first mentioned in 1515, thereafter intermittently working. Finally abandoned in 1924.

Mineral List

Ankerite
Arsenopyrite
Bournonite
Brochantite
Chalcopyrite
Erythrite
Galena
Gudmundite
Gypsum
Malachite
Pararammelsbergite
Posnjakite
Pyrite
Scheelite
Siderite
var: Sideroplesite

Sphalerite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite



17 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

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References

- HADITSCH, J.G. (1964): Die Cu-Ag-Lagerstätte Seekar (Salzburg). Arch. f. Lagerst.forsch. i. d. Ostalpen, 2, 76-120.
- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
- Feitzinger, G., Ibetsberger, H. & Vetters, W. (2003): Bergbau und Rohstoffe im Land Salzburg. Begleitheft zu "Die Woche des Offenen Bergbaus 27. 6 - 4. 7. 2003), Verein Schätze aus Salzburgs Boden & Aktion Salzburger Kulturgüter, Salzburg, 49 S.

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