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Prehnitinsel, Kratzenberg, Habach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
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Prehnite
Prehnitinsel, Kratzenberg, Habach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Prehnitinsel, Kratzenberg, Habachtal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich
 
Mineralized clefts in the contact zone of amphibolites and an intrusion of metamorphous Venediger granite (paragneiss).

Located on the slopes below the Seebachscharte and Kratzenberg mountain.
Literally the German name of the prehnite-rich locality means "Prehnite Island".

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Albite
'Axinite Group'
Calcite
'Chabazite'
'Chlorite Group'
Datolite
Dolomite
Epidote
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
'Heulandite'
'Hornblende
var: Hornblende-asbestos'

'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Laumontite
Muscovite
Prehnite
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
Rutile
Scolecite
'Stilbite'
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Vesuvianite
Zircon


26 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

Austria
  • Salzburg

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References

- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
- Niedermayr, G. (1993): 913. Ein interessanter Fund von Rutil und Aktinolith von der „Prehnitinsel" im Habachtal, Salzburg. P. 276 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. TAUCHER & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103.: 265-290.

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