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Hinteres Hapt, Sandkopf, Kleine Fleiß valley, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 16'' North , 12° 54' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.0377777778, 12.9155555556
Name(s) in local language(s):Hinteres Hapt, Sandkopf, Kleines Fleißtal, Goldberggruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich


Historic gold and silver mining area.
Located on the west slope of Sandkopf Mt. at an altitude of 2360-2430 m above sea level.

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This 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 data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Paleozoic252.17 - 541 MaPaleozoic plutonic rocks

Plutonic rocks

Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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References

- Rochata, C. (1878): Die alten Bergbaue auf Edelmetalle in Oberkärnten. - Jb.d.K.k. Geol. R.A., 28. , Wien, p.213-368.
- Wiessner, H. (1950): Geschichte des Kärntner Bergbaues. Teil I: Geschichte des Kärntner Edelmetallbergbaues. Arch. Vaterländ. Gesch. Topogr. 32, p. 94. [Map]
- Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, Sonderheft 63, 1-416.


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