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Modereck south slope (Freudental; Kempen), Große Zirknitz valley, Zirknitz, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Modereck south slope (Freudental; Kempen)- not defined -
Große Zirknitz valleyValley
Zirknitz- not defined -
Goldberg group- not defined -
Hohe Tauern- not defined -
Carinthia- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Modereck Südhang (Freudental; Kempen), Großes Zirknitztal, Zirknitz, Goldberggruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 18'' North , 12° 57' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.03833,12.96417
GeoHash:G#: u235x504n
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Apriach121 (2018)6.6km
Mitten148 (2018)7.4km
Rojach136 (2018)7.8km
Sagritz171 (2018)9.0km
Heiligenblut1,069 (2013)9.1km


Three distinct historic mining areas that are located in close vicinity at altitudes of 2380-2720 m asl.: Modereck, Freudental (220 m west of the Eckkopf) and Kempen (100 m WSW of the Eckkopf).

The grid reference marks the summit of the Modereck.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range
Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, AustriaNational Park

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Pichler, A. (2009): Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187961
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3139002
Tauernfenster, Zentralgneis

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Rochata, C. (1878): Die alten Bergbaue auf Edelmetalle in Oberkärnten. - Jb.d.K.k. Geol. R.A., 28. , Wien, p.213-368.
- Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten - Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.

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