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Flysch quarries, Bisamberg, Weinviertel, Lower Austria, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Flysch quarriesGroup of Quarries
Bisamberg- not defined -
Weinviertel- not defined -
Lower AustriaState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 19' 15'' North , 16° 21' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Bisamberg4,110 (2018)1.5km
Langenzersdorf8,137 (2018)1.9km
Klein-Engersdorf619 (2018)2.2km
Klosterneuburg15,614 (2018)3.0km
Hagenbrunn1,875 (2018)3.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Flyschsteinbrüche, Bisamberg, Weinviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich

Several abandoned and strongly overgrown quarries in Alpine flysch.
Located on the northern and western slopes of the Bisamberg massif (359 m) near Bisamberg village.
Active until around 1900.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch observation
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch observation
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Haberlandt, H. (1938): Mineralogisches und Lagerstättenkundliches aus Niederdonau. Verhandlungen der Geol. B.-A., 1938, 196-201.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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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0 - 66 Ma

ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Eocene - Cretaceous
33.9 - 145 Ma

ID: 3150962
Rhenodanubischer Flysch

Age: Phanerozoic (33.9 - 145 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{siltstone,sandstone}

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]

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- Haberlandt, H. (1938): Mineralogisches und Lagerstättenkundliches aus Niederdonau. Verhandlungen der Geol. B.-A., 1938, 196-201.

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