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Arzberg (Atzberg; Michaeler Berg), Spitz, Wachau, Lower Austria, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° North , 15° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Arzberg (Atzberg; Michaeler Berg), Spitz, Wachau, Niederösterreich, Österreich

Old Pb-Cu-Fe mining area, located on the southwest slope of Arzberg mountain in the area where it joins the western slope of the Michaeler Berg. During the 1970s, a short old adit was discovered in a forestry road cut. Geologically, the deposit is located in the southern part of a zone that extends to the Mosinggraben (separate locality) in the north and is rich in sulphide mineralizations.

Located NE of Spitz.

Mineral List

30 valid minerals.

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- Haberlandt, H. (1937): Niederösterreichische Mineralvorkommen. Tschermaks Min. Petr. Mitt. 49, 93-95.
- MEIXNER, H. (1976): 375. Mineralfunde vom Arzberg bei Spitz an der Donau, Niederösterreich. Pp. 32-35 in MEIXNER, H. (1976): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXVI. Carinthia II, 166./86., 11-42.
- MEIXNER, H. (1977): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXVII. Carinthia II, 167./87., 7-30.
- Huber, S. and Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp. (in German)
- Ertl, A. & Brandstätter, F. (2002): Dravit, Schörl, Fluorapatit, Titanit, Klinozoisit und Graphit vom Arzberg bei Spitz, Niederösterreich. P. 228 in: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2002): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LI. Carinthia II, 192./112., 215-244.
- Kolitsch, U. (2014): 1887) Ilmenit, Jarosit und Natrojarosit vom Arzberg bei Spitz, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. P. 121 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.

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