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Diabase quarry (Jakomini quarry), Nötsch im Gailtal, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 37' 3'' North , 13° 36' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.617431, 13.611714
Name(s) in local language(s):Diabas-Bruch (Jakomini-Bruch), Nötsch im Gailtal, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Kärnten, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Active quarry in the Badstub Formation ('Badstub-Brekzie').
Slightly metamorphosed clastic sediments.

An unexpected association with copper, copper sulphides, volborthite and other species started to turn up after some blastings in the years 2009-2010 (Brandstätter et al., 2010, 2011).

Owned by Strabag AG.

Mineral List

24 valid minerals.

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- Teich, T. (1982): Zum Chemismus der Badstubbrekzie im Unterkarbon von Nötsch in Kärnten. Carinthia II, 172./92., 91-96.
- Schönlaub, H. P. (1985): Das Karbon von Nötsch und sein Rahmen. Jb. Geol. B.-A. 127, 673-692.
- Krainer, K. & Mogessie, A. (1991): Composition and Significance of Resedimented Amphibolite Breccias and Conglomerates (Badstub Formation) in the Carboniferous of Nötsch (Eastern Alps, Carinthia, Austria). Jb. Geol. B.-A. 134, 65-81.
- Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G., Prasnik, H. & Walter, F. (2010): 1620) Analcim, Calcit, (Datolith), Djurleit, Epidot, Feldspäte, Hämatit, ged. Kupfer, Malachit, Prehnit und Quarz aus dem Steinbruch „Jakomini“ N Nötsch, Kärnten. P. 204-208 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
- Brandstätter, F., Kolitsch, U., Niedermayr, G., Prasnik, H., Seemann, R. & Walter, F. (2011): 1677) Baryt, Bornit, Brochantit, Chalkopyrit, Chalkosin, Chrysokoll, Galenit, Palygorskit, Pyrobitumen, Tetraedrit und Volborthit aus dem Steinbruch „Jakomini“, nördlich Nötsch. Pp. 142-145 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
- Niedermayr, G., Prasnik, H. & Walter, F. (2013): Der Steinbruch Jakomini bei Nötsch in Kärnten. Mineralien-Welt 24 (3), 24-32.
- Prasnik, H., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G., Walter, F. (2013): 1788) Nachtrag zum Datolith aus dem Steinbruch "Jakomini" bei Nötsch, Gailtaler Alpen, Kärnten; P. 101 in Niedermayr, G. et al (2013): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 203/123, Pp 91-146.

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