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Rotgsol (Rotgsoll), Molln, Kirchdorf an der Krems, Upper Austria, Austriai
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Name(s) in local language(s):Rotgsol (Rotgsoll), Molln, Kirchdorf an der Krems, Oberösterreich, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 47' 59'' North , 14° 21' 12'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.79994,14.35343
GeoHash:G#: u26pyteyg
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Ancient manganese mine.
Rotgsol is a 1560 m high mountain. Coordinates are approximately those of the peak.

Located in the "Nationalpark Oberösterreichische Kalkalpen".

Regions containing this locality

Eurasia Plate

Plate - 7,320 mineral species & varietal names listed

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,256 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Collected by Peter Arthofer
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); collected by Peter Arthofer
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Collected by Peter Arthofer

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
S BaryteBaSO4
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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145 - 201.3 Ma

ID: 2607263

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Description: marine

Lithology: Limestone, marlstone, siliceous rocks

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

145 - 201.3 Ma

ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma

ID: 3145475
Nördliche Kalkalpen

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{carbonates, consolidated}, Minor{sandstone,marlstone}

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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- W.L.Werneck, in: Oberösterreichs Rohstoffvorkommen in Raum und Zeit. Jahrbuch oberösterreichischer Musealverein, 125 / I, Linz 1980, Seite 183 – 222.

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