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Name in French:Autriche
Name in German:Österreich
Name in Italian:Austria
Name in Russian:Австрия
Name in Simplified Chinese:奥地利
Name in Spanish:Austria
Name in Afrikaans:Oostenryk
Name in Albanian:Austria
Name in Arabic:النمسا
Name in Belarusian:Аўстрыя
Name in Bulgarian:Австрия
Name in Catalan:Àustria
Name in Czech:Rakousko
Name in Danish:Østrig
Name in Dutch:Oostenrijk
Name in Estonian:Austria
Name in Farsi/Persian:اتریش
Name in Finnish:Itävalta
Name in Galician:Austria
Name in Greek:Αυστρία
Name in Hebrew:אוסטריה
Name in Hindi:ऑस्ट्रिया
Name in Hungarian:Ausztria
Name in Icelandic:Austurríki
Name in Indonesian:Austria
Name in Irish Gaelic:An Ostair
Name in Japanese:オーストリア
Name in Korean:오스트리아
Name in Latvian:Austrija
Name in Lithuanian:Austrija
Name in Macedonian:Австрија
Name in Norwegian:Østerrike
Name in Polish:Austria
Name in Portuguese:Áustria
Name in Romanian:Austria
Name in Serbian:Аустрија
Name in Slovak:Rakúsko
Name in Slovenian:Avstrija
Name in Swahili:Austria
Name in Swedish:Österrike
Name in Tagalog:Austria
Name in Thai:ประเทศออสเตรีย
Name in Turkish:Avusturya
Name in Ukrainian:Австрія
Name in Vietnamese:Áo
Name in Welsh:Awstria
Area:83,855 km2
Locality type:Country

Mineral collecting in the Central Eastern Alps ("Nationalpark Hohe Tauern", covering areas within Salzburg, Tyrol, and Carinthia) is restricted by law since 2003: collection is generally forbidden in a central zone (except for scientific studies), and allowed under certain conditions within a border zone. The limits of these zones are given here: (see also and

Commodity List

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Mineral List

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1070 valid minerals. 51 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Zepharovich, V. R. v. (1859) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich. I. Band. Verlag W. Braumüller, Wien, 630 pp.
Zepharovich, V. R. v. (1873) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich. II. Band, 1858-1872. Verlag W. Braumüller, Wien, 436 pp.
Zepharovich, V. R. v. (1893) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich. III. Band, 1858-1872. Verlag Tempsky, Wien, 479 pp.
A. Hanisch & H. Schmid (1901) Österreichs Steinbrüche. Verzeichnis der Steinbrüche, welche Quader, Stufen, Pflastersteine, Schleif- und Mühlsteine oder Dachplatten liefern. Wien, xx pp.
Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. 2 volumes, Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 560 pp. (in German)
Schulz, O. (1986) Die ostalpinen Lagerstätten mineralischer Rohstoffe in der Sicht neuer Forschungsergebnisse. Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung der Geol. B.-A., 7, 257-287.
Exel, R. (1993) Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs. Eigenverlag des Autors, Wien, 447 pp. [Review:]
Wittern, A. (1994) Taschenbuch der Mineralien-Fundstellen Mitteleuropas: Österreich. Bode Verlag, Haltern, 228 pp.
Weber, L., Ed. (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. Lagerstättenforschung 19, 607 pp. [