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Machart quarry, Rosenthal, Karlstetten, Mostviertel, Lower Austria, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Machart quarryQuarry
Rosenthal- not defined -
Karlstetten- not defined -
Mostviertel- not defined -
Lower Austria- not defined -

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Machart, Rosenthal, Karlstetten, Mostviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 16' 11'' North , 15° 33' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.26972,15.55306
GeoHash:G#: u2e49gjrs
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Large crushed stone quarry in granulite and serpentinite.
Located in the forest NW of Karlstetten.
Currently in operation (situation 2015).

Owned by Marchart Ges.m.b.H.

Note that there are two further adjacent (ESE) quarries in granulite and serpentinite, one also owned by the Marchart company and the other one by the Speiser company. Both are currently inactive (situation 2015).
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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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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0 - 66 Ma

ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Silurian - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma

ID: 3154721
Bohemian Massif (Böhmische Masse), Moldanubikum

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Granulite

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

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