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Erasmus adit, Schwarzleo District, Schwarzleograben, Hütten, Leogang, Saalfelden, Salzburg, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 25' 32'' North , 12° 40' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.425448, 12.680912
Name(s) in local language(s):Erasmusstollen, Revier Schwarzleo, Schwarzleograben, Hütten, Leogang, Saalfelden, Salzburg, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

The Erasmus adit - together with the Johannes adit - lead into the Erasmus mine, well known for its Cu-Ag-Pb-Hg-Ni-Co minerals.
Best finds were around 1800-1820. Famous collections were those of Freiherr of Moll (1760-1838, Mathias Mielichhofer (1772-1847) and Kaspar Melchior Schroll (1756-1829)

Mineral List

72 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Paar, W. H. & Chen, T. T. (1985): Zur Mineralogie von Cu-Ni(Co)-Pb-Ag-Hg-Erzen im Revier Schwarzleo bei Leogang, Salzburg, Österreich. Mitt. österr. geol. Ges. 78, 125-148. [detailed study of ores from the Erasmus adit]
PAAR, W.H., CHEN, T.T., ROBERTS, A.C., CRIDDLE, A.J. & STANLEY, C.J. (1989): Donharrisite, nickel-mercury sulfide, a new mineral species from Leogang, Salzburg Province, Austria. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 257-262.

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