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Burgenland, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 16° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~87km
Name(s) in local language(s):Burgenland, Österreich


Prior to 1921, this region belonged to Hungary and was composed of three comitats (counties, Hungarian: vármegye):
- Wieselburg (Moson)
- Ödenburg (Sopron)
- Eisenburg (Vas)

Mineral List

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

Actinolite

Aegirine

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Amesite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Andradite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

'Anorthoclase'

Antigorite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arseniosiderite

Arsenopyrite

Augite

var: Titanian Augite

Azurite

Baryte

'Basaltic Hornblende'

Bassanite

Berthierite

'Biotite'

Bornite

'Brauneisenerz'

Braunite

Brochantite

Burkeite

Calcite

var: Lublinite

var: Manganoan Calcite

Cervantite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chayesite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Clinochlore

var: Pennine

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Copper

Cordierite

Covellite

Cristobalite

Cubanite

Cuprite

Diopside

Dolomite

Enstatite

Epidote

Epsomite

'Erionite'

'Feldspar Group'

Fluorapatite

Fluoro-edenite

Fluoro-richterite

Forsterite

'Garnet'

Gehlenite

'Glaskopf'

Goethite

Graphite

Grossular

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

Harmotome

Haüyne

Hematite

var: Martite

Hercynite

Hexahydrite

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hydroxylapatite

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Indialite

Jarosite

Kalinite

Kaolinite

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Klebelsbergite

Langite

Leucoxene

'Limonite'

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Marcasite

Metastibnite

'Mica Group'

Mogánite

Montmorillonite

Mullite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

Nahcolite

Natron

Nepheline

Nontronite

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Osumilite

Parasymplesite

Pargasite

Periclase

Perovskite

Pharmacosiderite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-Ca

Phillipsite-K

Phlogopite

Pickeringite

Prehnite

Pseudobrookite

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Rock Crystal

Ranciéite

Rhönite

Rozenite

Rutile

Sanidine

Schorl

Scorodite

Senarmontite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

'var: Serpentinasbest'

Siderite

var: Sphärosiderite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

Strontianite

Sulphur

Talc

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tetrahedrite

'Thénardite'

Titanite

Todorokite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Trona

Uricite

Valentinite

Valleriite

Vermiculite

Vernadite

Vesuvianite

Vivianite

'Wellsite'

Zoisite


128 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


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References

- Holzer, H. (1960): Die Vorkommen von Erzen, Steinen und Erden im Burgenland. Burgenländische Heimatblätter, 22 (4), 161-166.

- Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. Christian Weise Verlag, München & Pinguin-Verlag, Innsbruck, 270 pp.

- Tuma, F. (1991): Über Fundstellen im südlichen Burgenland. Mineralien-Welt, 2 (6), 32-40.

- Mörtl, E. (2000): Das österreichische Burgenland – neue Fundstellen und Neues von bekannten Lokalitäten. Mineralien-Welt, 11 (1), 36-47.

- Mörtl, E. (2000): Mineralfundstellen aus dem Burgenland. MEFOS, 11 (20), 18-21.

- Schönlaub, H. P., Ed. (2000): Geologie der österreichischen Bundesländer. Burgenland. Erläuterungen zur Geologischen Karte des Burgenlandes 1 : 200.000. Geologische Bundesanstalt, Wien, Austria, 130 pp.

- Hofmann, T. (Ed.) (2007): Wanderungen in die Erdgeschichte (22), Wien / Niederösterreich / Burgenland. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, 208 pp.

- Keck, E. (Red.) (2008): Höhlen und Stollen im Burgenland. Wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 122, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Abteilung 7 - Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt, 158 pp.

- Autorenkollektiv (Red. M. A. Götzinger & P. Huber) (2009): Die Mineralien des Burgenlandes - Geologie, Mineralogie und mineralische Rohstoffe. Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 126, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Abteilung 7 - Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt, 256 pp.

- Autorenkollektiv (2012): Als das Burgenland noch am Meer lag. Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 142, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Abteilung 7 - Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt, 80 pp.

External Links

http://www.landesmuseum.at/biophp/ [List of various Austrian geology/biology journals, most of them with free download of PDFs of scanned articles]
http://www.burgenland-bunch.org/Villages/Villages.htm [with old Hungarian names of Burgenland villages]

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