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Pöttsching, Mattersburg, Burgenland, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 48' 57'' North , 16° 22' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.816, 16.375904
Name(s) in local language(s): Pöttsching, Mattersburg, Burgenland, Österreich
Lignite deposit.
Open-pit mining was abandoned in 1934, restarted in 1948 and finally abandoned in 1956.
Now the area is a lake ('Pöttschinger See').

Mineral List

7 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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- Koritnig, S. (1967): Bassanit CaSO4.1/2 H2O von Pöttsching, Bgld. Der Karinthin, 56, 249-252.
- Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. Christian Weise Verlag, München & Pinguin-Verlag, Innsbruck, 270 pp.
- Exel, R. (1993): Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs. Eigenverlag, Wien, 447 pp.
- Huber, P. & Huber, S. (2009): Die Mineralvorkommen des Burgenlandes. In: Autorenkollektiv (Red. M. A. Götzinger & P. Huber) (2009): Die Mineralien des Burgenlandes / Geologie, Mineralogie und mineralische Rohstoffe. Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 126, 176-201.

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