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Rotenstein, Komperdell (Komperdell Alp), Serfaus, Pfunds, Landeck District, Tyrol, Austriai
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Rotenstein- not defined -
Komperdell (Komperdell Alp)- not defined -
Serfaus- not defined -
PfundsMunicipality
Landeck DistrictDistrict
TyrolState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 10° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~12km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Rotenstein, Komperdell (Komperdell-Alpe), Serfaus, Pfunds, Inntal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


Large yellowish iron-dolomite lens (500 m long, up to 150 m thick) intersected by four "mined-out", narrow fahlore veins mined for copper.
Adit at an altitude of ca. 2124 m.

Mined intermittently between the 15th and the 20th century.

Located about 5 km E of the genetically similar Masner Alp deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://www.geologie.ac.at/pdf/jahresbericht/GBA_Jahres_und_Aufnahmsberichte_1949.pdf; Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Magnesite var: Mesitine Spar
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: http://www.uibk.ac.at/himat/sfb-himat/pps/pp06/excavationreports/prospektionen-2009.pdf; Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
var: Mesitine Spar5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
var: Mesitine Spar-(Mg,Fe)CO3
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C Magnesite (var: Mesitine Spar)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O Magnesite (var: Mesitine Spar)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg Magnesite (var: Mesitine Spar)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CinnabarHgS
S BaryteBaSO4
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Fe Magnesite (var: Mesitine Spar)(Mg,Fe)CO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Hammer, W. (1914): Über einige Erzvorkommen im Umkreis der Bündner Schiefer des Oberinntales. Zeitschrift des Ferdinandeums, III, 59, 65-94.
Horvath, S. (1926): Der Kupfererzbergbau Rotenstein bei Serfaus, Oberinntal. Berg- und Hüttenmännisches Jahrbuch der Montanistischen Hochschule in Leoben, 74, 109-116.
Reithofer, O. (1951): Bericht (1949) über geologische Feldarbeiten. Verhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 1950/51 (1951), 110-111.
Mutschlechner, G. (1956): Erzvorkommen und Bergbaue im Bezirk Landeck. Schlern-Schriften, 133, 15-37.
Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
Massar, J. (1975): Ein Besuch der ehemaligen Kupfer- und Schwefelkiesgrube Rotenstein bei Serfaus in Tirol. Der Aufschluss 26, 155-159.
Tischler, S.E. (1978): The Verrucano and Buntsandstein ores in Northern Tyrol. Verh. Geol. B.-A., 1978, 491-497.
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
Gehrmann, H.L. (1982). Mineralogisch interessante Bergwerksanlagen im Ostalpenraum. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (5), 219-221.
Stingl, V. (1985): Bericht 1985 über geologische Aufnahmen im Unterengadiner Fenster auf den Blättern 144 Landeck und 145 Imst. Jahrb. Geol. B.-A., 129, 436-437.
Ucik, F.H. (1993): Das Unterengadiner Fenster. Geologie des Oberinntaler Raumes Schwerpunkt Blatt 144 Landeck - Arbeitstagung Geol. B.-A. 1993, 93-108.
Gruber, A., Pestal, G., Nowotny, A. & Schuster, R. (2010): Erläuterungen zu Blatt 144 Landeck. Geol. B.-A., 200 S.

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