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Fluorite mine, Rehrlköpfl (Schloßberg), Vorderkrimml, Krimml, Salzach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Fluorite mineMine
Rehrlköpfl (Schloßberg)- not defined -
Vorderkrimml- not defined -
Krimml- not defined -
Salzach valleyValley
Hohe Tauern- not defined -
Salzburg- not defined -

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Name(s) in local language(s):Fluoritstollen, Rehrlköpfl (Schloßberg), Vorderkrimml, Krimml, Salzachtal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 14' 13'' North , 12° 11' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.23722,12.19444
GeoHash:G#: u22strr8z
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
Vorderkrimml260 (2018)0.6km
Unterkrimml279 (2018)0.9km
Lahn264 (2018)1.2km
Krimml876 (2017)2.6km
Oberkrimml537 (2018)3.1km

This locality is a fluorite show gallery/cave ("Mineraliengrotte") open to visitors (since 1989) and fully recommended. The fluorite occurs as pale bluish to greenish cubic crystals on limestone.

The gallery is located on the Rehrköpfl (near the small settlement of Schloßberg), at the foot of the Nösslacher Wand.

According to information of the government of the village of Krimml, the fluorite mine on the Rehrlköpfl is located in Salzach valley.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaF2
Colour: Pale green
Reference: Dr. Uwe Kolitsch.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

F FluoriteCaF2
Ca FluoriteCaF2

Regional Geology

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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66 - 251.902 Ma

ID: 3191266
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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. [154]

Silurian - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma

ID: 3130482
Ostalpines Palaözoikum

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Phyllite

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. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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- M.A. Götzinger, R. Seemann, H. Weinke (1990): Das Fluoritvorkommen Vorderkrimml (Land Salzburg): Geologie, Mineralogie und Geochemie der Fluorite. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 135, 27–29.
- R. Seemann, M.A. Götzinger (1990): Das Fluoritvorkommen vom Rehrlköpfl/Vorderkrimml, Gemeinde Wald im Pinzgau. In: G. Niedermayr (Hrsg.): Mineral des Regenbogens: Fluorit. Doris Bode Verlag, Haltern, pp. 35-43. [Same article in: Emser Hefte 11, No. 3, 1990, S. 35–43.).

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