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Gupper quarry, Wildbachgraben, Deutschlandsberg, Koralpe, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 51' 5'' North , 15° 9' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.85139,15.15861
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Gupper, Wildbachgraben, Deutschlandsberg, Koralpe, Steiermark, Österreich


Exposures of spodumene pegmatites in an abandoned marble quarry.

Location by Franz Bernhard : N46.85131 E15.15873



Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Paleozoic - Proterozoic
252.17 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3137431
Ostalpines Kristallin

Age: to Permian (252.17 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{marble,amphibolite}

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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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



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References

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Heritsch, H. (1964) Olivin und Klinohumit aus einem Dolomitmarmor der Koralpe, Steiermark. Tschermaks mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 9, 95-101.
Höller, H. (1959): Ein Spodumen-Beryll-Pegmatit und ein mineralreicher Marmor im Wildbachgraben bei Deutschlandsberg, lnstitut fur Mineralogie und Petrographie der Universität Graz.
Alker, A. (1960): Zur Mineralogie der Steiermark, Ergänzungen und Richtigstellungen, I. Koralpe, Datensammlung.
Meixner, H. (1966): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XXI. Carinthia II, 156./76., 97-108.
Aufschluss 1972 (Sonderband), 43-47.
Weissensteiner, G. (1975): Uranmineralien der Koralpe.
Postl, W. (1978) Mineralogische Notizen aus der Steiermark.
Postl, W. and Golob, P. (1979): Ilmenorutil (Nb-Rutil), Columbit und Zinnstein aus einem Spodumenpegmatit im Wildbachgraben, Koralpe (Steiermark).
Heritsch, H. (1980): Exkursion: Petrologie des Kristallins der Koralpe. Mitt. Abt. Geol. Palaont. Bergbau – Landesmuseum Joanneum, Heft 41.
Heritsch, H. (1984): Die Bildungsbedingungen des Spodumenpegmatites vom Steinbruch Gupper, Koralpe, bei Deutschlandsberg, Weststeiermark. Mitt. Naturwiss. Ver. Stmk., 114, 47–56.
Wenger, M. und Armbruster, Th. (1990): Der Lithiumpyroxen Spodumen LiAlSi2O6: Mineralogie und Kristallchemie der Vorkommen in der Steiermark. Mitt. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum Heft 58, xx-xx.

External Links

http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/MittNatVerSt_114_0047-0056.pdf (Heritsch, H. (1984) Die Bildungsbedingungen des Spodumenpegmatites vom Steinbruch Gupper, Koralpe, bei Deutschlandsberg, Weststeiermark)

http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/CAR_177_97_0283-0329.pdf (Neue Mineralfunde XXXVI 1987)

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt02/mitt02_1960_20-33_Alker.pdf (Alker, A. Zur Mineralogie der Steiermark, Ergänzungen und Richtigstellungen, I. Koralpe, Datensammlung)

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Geologie/Mitteilungen/41_7%20%20Heritsch.pdf ( Heritsch, H. (1980) Exkursion: Petrologie des Kristallins der Koralpe)

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt46_1978_05-22_Postl.PDF (Postl, W. 1978, Mineralische Notizen aus der Steiermark)

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt58_1990_3-10_Wenger.PDF (Wenger, M. und Armbruster, Th. (1990) : Der Lithiumpyroxen Spodumen LiAlSi2O6: Mineralogie und Kristallchemie der Vorkommen in der Steiermark, Mitt. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum Heft 58.)

http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/CAR_156_76_0097-0108.pdf (Neue Mineralfunde XXI 1966)

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt47_1979_27-35_Postl.pdf (Postl, W. and Golob, P. (1979) : Ilmenorutil (Nb-Rutil), Columbit und Zinnstein aus einem Spodumenpegmatit im Wildbachgraben, Koralpe, Steiermark).

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt01/mitt01_1959_19_Hoeller.PDF (Höller, H. (1959) : Ein Spodumen-Beryll-Pegmatit und ein mineralreicher Marmor im Wildbachgraben)

http://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt42_1975_25-27_Weissensteiner.pdf (Weissensteiner, G. (1975) : Uranrnineralien der Koralpe.)

http://www.franzbernhard.x10host.com/polishedslabs.html (Franz Bernhard)

 
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