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Danube power station, Abwinden, Perg, Mühlviertel, Upper Austria, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Danube power station- not defined -
Abwinden- not defined -
Perg- not defined -
Mühlviertel- not defined -
Upper AustriaState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 15' 37'' North , 14° 24' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Abwinden1,158 (2018)0.8km
Luftenberg an der Donau1,556 (2018)1.6km
Statzing612 (2018)1.9km
Pürach119 (2018)2.7km
Raffelstetten1,013 (2018)2.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Donaukraftwerk, Abwinden, Perg, Mühlviertel, Oberösterreich, Österreich


Minerals found during construction work for the dam of the Danube hydroelectric power plant (constructed in 1976-1979, working in 1980).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Arthofer, P. (2016): Baryt von der Kraftwerksbaustelle Abwinden-Asten, OÖ. OÖ. Geonachrichten 31, 3-6.
'Braunspat'
Reference: - Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: - Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: - Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Braunspat'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Braunspat'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2607552

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Cenozoic
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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3161320
Vorland Molasse

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: molasse

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{gravel,marl}

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Meixner, H. (1977): Carinthia II, 167./87., 7-30.
Erich Reiter, in: Gesammelte Protokolle der Mineralogischen Arbeitsgruppe am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum 1981 – 1985. Manuskript (Bibliothek oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum), Linz 1986, 14 Abbildungen, III + 51 Seiten.
Arthofer, P. (2016): Baryt von der Kraftwerksbaustelle Abwinden-Asten, OÖ. OÖ. Geonachrichten 31, 3-6.


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