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Ködnitz valley, Kals valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Ködnitztal, Kalsertal, Osttirol, Tirol, Österreich

Several areas with small manganese deposits/mineralisations (lenses) in Jurassic "radiolarites" and quartzites, calcschists and micaschists, on both flanks of the Ködnitz valley.

Note: Abrecht (1990) does not explicitly state from which areas his samples came from.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
'Apatite'
Arsenogoyazite
Baryte
Braunite
Calcite
'Calcite Group'
Caryopilite
Coronadite
Cryptomelane
Dolomite
Friedelite
Gypsum
Hematite
Hollandite
Jacobsite
Magnetite
Manganite
Muscovite
var: Alurgite
Piemontite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrolusite
Pyroxmangite
Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Sarkinite
Schallerite
Scheelite
Spessartine
Tephroite
Tiragalloite
'Wad'


45 entries listed. 29 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

Austria

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References

- MEIXNER, H. (1968): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XXIII. Carinthia II, 158./78., 96-115.
- Neinaveie, M. H. (1979): Schichtgebundene Metallanreicherungen in den Schieferhüllen und in der Matreier Zone Osttirols. Unpubl. Dissertation, Universität Innsbruck, xx pp.
- NEINAVAIE, H., B. GHASSEMI & H. FUCHS (1983): Die Erzvorkommen Osttirols. Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum 63: 69-114, Innsbruck.
- Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 200 pp. [p. 165]
- Exel, R. (1986): Erläuterungen zur Lagerstättenkarte von Osttirol. Arch. f. Lagerst.forsch. Geol. B.-A. 7, 19-31. [http://www.geologie.ac.at/filestore/download/AL0007_019_A.pdf [Link Broken? Aug 2013]]
- Schulz, O. (1986): Die ostalpinen Lagerstätten mineralischer Rohstoffe in der Sicht neuer Forschungsergebnisse. Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung der Geol. B.-A., 7, 257-287. [http://www.geologie.ac.at/filestore/download/AL0007_257_A.pdf [Link Broken? Aug 2013]]
- Abrecht, J. (1990): An As-rich manganiferous mineral assemblage from the Ködnitz Valley (Eastern Alps, Austria): Geology, mineralogy, genetic considerations, and implications for metamorphic Mn deposits. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1990, 363-375.

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