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Lechnerberg slag locality, Kaprun, Kaprun valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 12° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~17km
Name(s) in local language(s):Lechnerberg (Schlackenvorkommen), Kaprun, Kapruner Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Small slag dump, probably of late Bronze Age.
Now exhausted (situation 2010).

Mineral List

21 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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- Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2009): 1586) Langit, Wroewolfeit und einige weitere Mineralphasen aus einer Kupferschlacke vom Lechnerberg bei Kaprun, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg. Pp. 207-208 in Niedermayr et al. (2009): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVIII. Carinthia II, 199./119., 189-236.
- Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2012): 1750) Anglesit, Apatit, Azurit, Fayalit, Humboldtin, Laihunit, Magnetit, Vonsenit und eine Cu-S-Si-O-H-Phase aus einer Kupferschlacke vom Lechnerberg bei Kaprun, Salzburg. Pp. 153-155 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.

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