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Hocheck, Eibegggraben, St. Jakob-Breitenau, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s):Hocheck, Eibegggraben, St. Jakob-Breitenau, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich

Redlich (1931) names also an iron mine (on limonite) on the Hocheck (alt. 750 m, located NW of St. Jakob-Breitenau) and a manganese mine (Tatzlstollen).
Some of the minerals listed (pyrrhotite, pyrite, siderite, clinochlore, quartz, calcite) are from the chlorite schist country rock of this iron mineralisation.

Datolite, galena and hydroxylapophyllite occur in amphibolite boulders.

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- Redlich, Karl, A. (1931): Die Geologie der Innerösterreichischen Eisenerzlagerstätten, Prag.
- Bojar, H.-P. (1996): 1041. Lepidokrokit von den alten Eisenbergbauen am Hocheck, St. Jakob/Hochlantsch, Steiermark. P. 146 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (1996): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLV. Carinthia II, 186./106., 111-151.
- Bojar, H.-P. (2001): 1282. Pyrrhotin, Pyrit und Siderit von der Limonitvererzung am Hocheck, St. Jakob am Hochlantsch, Steiermark. P. 178 in Niedermayr, G. et al. Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich L. Carinthia II, 191./111., 141-185.
- Postl, W., Bojar, H.-P. & Bernhard, F. (2008): 1563: Datolith, Galenit und Hydroxylapophyllit vom Hocheck, Eibegggraben bei St. Jakob-Breitenau, Steiermark (ein Kurzbericht). In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198/118, 266-267.

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