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Basalt quarry, Klöch, Bad Radkersburg, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 46' North , 15° 58' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.76667,15.96667
GeoHash:G#: u27653ded
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Basaltbruch, Klöch, Bad Radkersburg, Steiermark, Österreich


Basalt (nepheline-basanite) quarry, with rare limestone xenoliths.
Located near Klöch, NNW of Bad Radkersburg.

Collecting in the quarry was prohibited for a long time.
Situation on 16.4.2005: Klöch quarry is not abandoned at the moment, it produces ca. 1 million tons per year of mainly road work material.
Situation 2007-2008: Collecting with protective hardhat is allowed.


Mineral List

Afwillite

Albite

var: Oligoclase

Analcime

Andradite

Anorthite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Armalcolite

Augite

Baryte

'Biotite'

Brownmillerite

Brucite

Calcite

'Chabazite'

'var: Phacolite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chabazite-Na

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chlormayenite

Chrysocolla

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Copper

Cordierite

Corundum

Cristobalite

Cryptomelane

'Deweylite'

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

Dolomite

'Ellestadite'

Enstatite

'Erionite'

Ettringite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Ferrosilite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

Gehlenite

'Gismondine'

Goethite

Gonnardite

Graphite

Grossular

Gypsum

'Halloysite'

'var: Cuprian Halloysite'

Haüyne

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Hercynite

'Heulandite'

'Hornblende'

Huntite

Hydrocalumite

Hydrotalcite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kalsilite

Klöchite (TL)

Larnite

Leucite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesioferrite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

'Melilite Group'

Merrihueite

Mesolite

Millerite

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Mottramite

Mullite

Muscovite

var: Illite

Natrolite

Nepheline

Nontronite

Offretite

Okenite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

var: Opal-CT

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Paranatrolite

Periclase

Perovskite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-Ca

'Plessite'

Plombièrite

Pseudobrookite

Pyrite

Pyroaurite

Pyrope

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

'Quartz-beta'

Ranciéite

Rankinite

Rhodesite

Riversideite ?

Roedderite

Rozenite

Rutile

Sanidine

Saponite

var: Cuprian Saponite

Sekaninaite

Shulamitite

Siderite

Sodalite

Spinel

Srebrodolskite

'Stilbite'

Strontianite

Szomolnokite

Tacharanite

Thaumasite

Thomsonite-Ca

Titanite

Tobermorite

Todorokite

Tridymite

Vertumnite

Wollastonite

Xenotime-(Y)

Ye'elimite

Zircon


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

Rock Types Recorded

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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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Cenozoic
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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3134943
Österreichische Vulkane

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Andesite

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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References

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Meixner, H. (1956) 158: Zeolithe aus dem Nephelinbasanit von Klöch, Stmk. In: Meixner, H. (1956) Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XV. Carinthia II, 146/66, 26-27.
Meixner, H. (1977) 410: Gismondin, Natrolith- und Oligoklas-xx aus dem Nephelinbasanit von Klöch, Steiermark. In: Meixner, H. (1977) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXVII. Carinthia II, 167/87, 26-27.
Postl, W. and Walter, F. (1983) 560: Ettringit-xx vom Basaltbruch Stürgkh-Hrusak, Klöch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1983) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXII. Carinthia II, 173/93, 360.
Postl, W. and Walter, F. (1985) 615: Tetranatrolith aus dem Basaltbruch Stürgkh-Hrusak in Klöch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1985) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXIV. Carinthia II, 175/95, 250.
Moser, B. and Postl, W. (1986) 649: Todorokit aus dem Basaltsteinbruch Stürgkh-Hrusak in Klöch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1986) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXV. Carinthia II, 176/96.
Taucher, J., Postl, W., Moser, B., Jakely, D., and Golob P. (1989) Klöch - Ein südoststeirisches Basaltvorkommen und seine Minerale. Eigenverlag Taucher und Jakely, 160 p.
Heritsch, H. (1990) Eine Kontaktbildung aus dem Nephelinbasanitsteinbruch von Klöch (Südoststeiermark) mit seltenen Mineralien; natürliches Vorkommen der Verbindung 4CaO.3Al2O3.SO3. Mitteilungen der Abteilung Mineralogie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 58, 15-35. ["brownmillerite" = in fact srebrodolskite]
Exel, R. (1993) Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs.
Postl, W., Taucher, J., and Moser, B. (1996) Neue Mineralfunde im oststeirischen Vulkangebiet. Mitteilungen der Abteilung Mineralogie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 60/61, 3-76.
Taucher, J. (1997) Carbonat-Fluorapatit mit Hyalit sowie kugelige Aggregate von Dolomit und Magnesit aus dem Basalt-Steinbruch Klöch, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog, 11, 11-12.
Taucher, J. and Hollerer, C.E. (1998) 1151: Hercynit auf Phillipsit aus einem Xenolith, Basaltbruch Klöch, nördlicher Bruch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1998) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLVII. Carinthia II, 188/108, 258.
Taucher, J. and Hollerer, C.E. (1998) Minerale eines Si- und Al-reichen Xenoliths aus dem Basaltsteinbruch von Klöch, Nördlicher Bruch, (Steiermark, Österreich). Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereines Steiermark 128, 21-42.
Postl, W. (1999) 1194: Huntit, ged. Kupfer sowie Al-hältiger Jarosit aus dem Nephelinit-Steinbruch in Köch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1999) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLVIII. Carinthia II, 189/109, 232-233.
Taucher, J. and Hollerer, C.E. (2000) Ein Ca-reicher Xenolith aus dem Basaltsteinbruch Klöch, Nördlicher Bruch, Klöcher Klause (Steiermark, Österreich). Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereines Steiermark 130, 19-30.
Postl, W. and Bojar, H.-P. (2003) 1345: Hydrocalumit und ein Vertreter der Strätlingit-Gruppe aus dem Nephelinbasanit-Steinbruch Klöch. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2003) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LII. Carinthia II, 193/113, 212-213.
Postl, W. and Bojar, H.-P. (2006) 1469: Mottramit und ein Zn-Silikat aus dem Steinbruch in Klöch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2006) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LV. Carinthia II, 196/116, 153.
Postl, W., Bernhard, F., and Bojar, H.-P. (2008) 1565: Brownmillerit aus dem Steinbruch in Klöch. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198/118, 269.
Postl, W. (2009) 1612: Wollastonit-Kristalle aus den Nephelinbasanit-Steinbruch in Klöch, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2009) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVIII. Carinthia II, 199/119, 231.
Postl, W., Bernhard, F., and Walter, F. (2010) 1669) Brucit, Pyroaurit und Strontianit aus dem Steinbruch in Klöch. Pp. 253-255 in Niedermayr et al. (2010) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
Bojar, H.-P., Walter, F., Hauzenberger, C., and Postl, W. (2011) Klöchite, K□2(Fe2+Fe3+)Zn3[Si12O30], a new milarite-type mineral species from the Klöch Volcano, Styria, Austria. Canadian Mineralogist, 49(4), 1115-1124.
Kolitsch, U. and Brandstätter, F. (2011) 1709) Srebrodolskit und die Phase Ca3Ti(Fe,Al)2O8 in einem Ca-reichen Xenolith aus dem Basaltbruch Klöch, Bad Radkersburg, Steiermark. Pp. 174-175 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
Postl, W., Bernhard, F., Bojar, H.-P., Kolitsch, U., and Brandstätter, F. (2012) 1775) Magnesiochromit, Phillipsit-Ca, Chabasit-Ca und Vertumnit sowie eine Ergänzung zur Phase Ca3Ti(Fe,Al)2O8 (= Shulamitit) in einem Ca-reichen Xenolith aus dem Basaltsteinbruch in Klöch, Steiermark. Pp. 172-174 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.

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