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Sperkerriegel, Wiesmath, Bucklige Welt, Industrieviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 36' 25'' North , 16° 18' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.6069444444, 16.3036111111
Name(s) in local language(s):Sperkerriegel, Wiesmath, Bucklige Welt, Industrieviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich


Abandoned, overgrown (situation 2009) quarry on the Sperkerriegel hill, 2 km SE of Wiesmath, which once yielded quartz and bluish anatase crystal.
Also a small outcrop with Pb and As minerals at the end of a road within the village of Wiesmath-Sperkerriegel.

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This 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 data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Paleozoic252.17 - 541 MaPaleozoic intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Mixtures of metamorphic and intrusive or plutonic rocks, tracts known as crystalline, migmatitic terranes, moderately to highly metamorphosed rocks of unknown origin with or without intrusions. This classification is inherently prone to variable interpretation, as other compilers might distinguish some packages by their metamorphic or gneissic protoliths, and the associated age ranges may be more variable.


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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References

- Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
- Kolitsch, U., Bernhardt, F., Brandstätter, F. & Schachinger, T. (2010): 1658) Arsenopyrit, Bariopharmakosiderit, Baryt, Covellin, Jarosit, Karminit?, Mawbyit?, Mimetesit, Philipsbornit, Plumbojarosit, Pyrit, Pyromorphit, Schwefel, Segnitit, Sphalerit und Wulfenit vom Sperkerriegel bei Wiesmath, Bucklige Welt. Pp. 243-245 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
- Kolitsch, U. (2014): 1893) Chamosit und Rutil vom Sperkerriegel bei Wiesmath, Bucklige Welt, Niederösterreich. P. 131 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.

 
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