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Maltern (Möltern), Hochneukirchen-Gschaidt, Bucklige Welt, Industrieviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 25' 33'' North , 16° 12' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.42611,16.20778
GeoHash:G#: u27tbcdjh
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Maltern (Möltern), Hochneukirchen-Gschaidt, Bucklige Welt, Industrieviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich

Small stibnite deposit with minor cinnabar; hosted by Paleozoic rocks of the Rechnitz Series.

Last worked during WWI.


- The deposit is erroneously called "Möltern" in Weber et al. (1997) and Altenburger & Götzinger (2009).

- The grid reference is centered on Maltern village.

Mineral List

8 valid minerals.

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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5.333 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3144553
Miocene marl

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{sand,gravel}

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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma

ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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Redlich, K.A. (1908) Notizen über einige Mineralvorkommen der Ostalpen. 11. Antimonit und Zinnober von Maltern und Hochneukirchen (Niederösterreich). Centralblatt f. Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 9, 282-283.
Hinterlechner, K. (1917) Ueber die alpinen Antimonitvorkommen: Maltern (Nied.-Oesterr.), Schlaining (Ungarn) und Trojane (Krain). – Jahrb. k.k. Geol. R.-A., 67, 341-404.
Barth, K. (1920) Etwas vom Antimonvorkommen bei Kirchschlagl-Maltern gegen die ungarische Grenze zu. – Montan-Zeitung für Österreich-Ungarn und die Balkanländer 27, 22.
Weber, L., Hrsg. (1997) Handbuch der Lagerstätten der Erze, Industrieminerale und Energierohstoffe Österreichs: Erläuterungen zur metallogenetischen Karte von Österreich 1:500.000 unter Einbeziehung der Industrieminerale und Energierohstoffe. Archiv f. Lagerst.forschung, Geol. B.-A. 19, 607 pp.
Altenburger, I. & Götzinger, M. (2009) Mineralische Rohstoffe und ihre Lagerstätten im Burgenland, S. 25-35. In: Autorenkollektiv (Red. M. A. Götzinger und P. Huber) (2009) Die Mineralien des Burgenlandes – Geologie, Mineralogie und mineralische Rohstoffe. – Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland (WAP), Bd. 126.
Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Auer, C. (2010) 1660) Cervantit, Metacinnabarit und Valentinit von der ehemaligen Antimonitgrube bei Maltern. Pp. 246 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.

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