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Lead mine, Graschnitzgraben, St Marein im Mürztal, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 25' 46'' North , 15° 22' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.4294444444, 15.3705555556
Name(s) in local language(s):Bleierzgrube, Graschnitzgraben, St. Marein im Mürztal, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Small, ancient lead and zinc mining area ca. 5 km south of St. Marein im Mürztal at N47.42942 E15.37057.
Last visit by FB: 28. August 2011.

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Zepharovich, V. (1859) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich.

Hatle, E. (1885): Die Minerale des Herzogthums Steiermark. Verlag von Leuscher und Lubensky, k.k. Universitäts-Buchhandlung, 212 S.

Vacek, M. (1886): Über die geologischen Verhältnisse des Flussgebietes der unteren Mürz.- Verh. k.k. Geol.R.-A. Wien.

Friedrich, O.M.F. (1942): Bemerkungen über das kleine Blei-Zinkvorkommen im Graschnitzgraben südlich St. Marein im Mürztal. Unpublished report, GBA-LStA, 3 pages + mine plan.

Hübel, G. und Rauch, G. (1986) Naturraumpotentialkarten der Steiermark - Rohstoffsicherungskarte Mürztal.

Schedl, A, Fritz, I. Lipiarski, P. (2006) Schaffung von Grundlagen für einen digitalen Datenverbund.

Schachinger, T., Auer, Ch., Tomazic, P., Bernhard, F. & Postl, W. (2013): Eine Blei-Zink-Silber-Mineralisation im Graschnitzgraben südlich von St. Marein im Mürztal, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog, 27, 4-9.

External Links

http://www.geologie.ac.at/pdf/projektberichte_letger_20080917/2004/StC-75_2004.pdf (Schedl, A, Fritz, I. Lipiarski, P. (2006) Schaffung von Grundlagen für einen digitalen Datenverbund)

http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/ArchivLagerst-GBA_7_0155-0166.pdf (Naturraumpotentialkarten der Steiermark - Rohstoffsicherungskarte Mürztal)

http://www.franzbernhard.x10host.com/polishedslabs.html (Franz Bernhard)

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