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Gföhl Quarry (Zöchling quarry), Gföhl, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austriai
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Gföhl Quarry (Zöchling quarry)Quarry
Gföhl- not defined -
Waldviertel- not defined -
Lower Austria- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Gföhl (Zöchlingbruch), Gföhl, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 29' 51'' North , 15° 30' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.49750,15.51333
GeoHash:G#: u2e5ch8qq
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A large, active quarry in Gföhl gneiss.
Owned by Zöchling Co.

Located southeast of Gföhl.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Robert Winkler collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robert Winkler collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Fuchs, Y., Ertl, A., Hughes, J.M., Prowatke, S., Brandstätter, F. & Schuster, R. (2005): Dumortierite from the Gföhl unit, Lower Austria: chemistry, structure, and infra-red spectroscopy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 173-183.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Dumortierite'9.AJ.10(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Dumortierite54.1.2.1(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AnataseTiO2
O Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3135163
Böhmische Masse

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189974
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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]

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

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