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Quartzite quarry (Tanzer quarry), Falkenstein, Fischbach, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria
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Photo: AC
Latitude: 47°27'15"N
Longitude: 15°40'32"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Quarzitsteinbruch (Steinbruch Tanzer), Falkenstein, Fischbach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich
 
Quarry in lower Triassic Semmering quartzite with lazulite-bearing quartz veins. In 2008 an unusual Cu-mineralisation was observed.

Located WSW of Falkenstein (NE of Fischbach).
Owned by Cemex Co.

Mineral List

Azurite
Baryte
Brochantite
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Chalcocite ?
Chalcopyrite
Cyanotrichite
'Feldspar Group'
Goethite
Jarosite
Lazulite
Ludjibaite
Malachite
Pseudomalachite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rutile
'Siderogel'
'Tourmaline'
Zálesíite


20 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

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References

- Niedermayr, G. & Postl, W. (1992): Lazulith aus einem Steinbruch südwestlich Falkenstein, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1992): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIL. Carinthia II, 182-102, 139.
- Kolitsch, U. (2010): 1664) Azurit, Brochantit, Carbonatcyanotrichit, Cyanotrichit, Jarosit, Ludjibait, Malachit, Pseudomalachit und weitere Mineralien vom Quarzitsteinbruch bei Falkenstein, Fischbach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. Pp. 248-250 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
- Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2011): 1705) P-haltiger Zálesíit vom Quarzitsteinbruch bei Falkenstein, Fischbach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steimark. P. 171 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.

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