Graphite quarry, Amstall, Mühldorf, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austria
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 22' 38'' North , 15° 18' 7'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.37750,15.30222|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Graphitbruch (inkl. Weinberg), Amstall, Mühldorf, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich|
Abandoned graphite quarry with pegmatite outcrops.
Several workings extend from the quarry along the ridge towards the E and SE (i.e., towards Trandorf). Some of them have individual names, e.g., Weinberg (workings on Weinberg Mt, 741 m asl), Corundum Ditch, Red Lake, etc. (for "Turquoise ditch" see sublocality "Weinbergwald")
Located west of Mühldorf.
See also the localities Trandorf and Wegscheid which belong to the same graphite mining district.
45 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Silurian - Neoproterozoic|
419.2 - 1000 Ma
|Bohemian Massif (Böhmische Masse)|
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. 
541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.