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Dobrova, Dravograd, Carinthia Region, Sloveniai
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View of river Drava near the type locality

Dobrova, Dravograd, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 34' 52'' North , 15° 0' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Dobrova pri Dravogradu155 (2014)0.5km
Črneče665 (2014)0.9km
Podklanc153 (2014)1.3km
Dravograd3,289 (2014)1.4km
Vič241 (2014)2.1km

Close to the austrian border and formerly part of Carinthia. The village is situated on the river Drau (latin: 'Drave'), for whom dravite was named.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Dravite (TL)
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: G. Tschermak (1883) Lehb. Min. p. 472
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Janez Zavašnik Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Dravite (TL)9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite (TL)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers

List of minerals for each chemical element

H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2


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- Hochleitner, R. (1979): Dravit von der Drau. Lapis, 4 (1), 31.
- Recnik, A., Mazaj, M., Hinterlechner, R. A. & Niedermayr, G. (2008): Fundstellen in Slowenien: Dobrova, die klassische Lokalität des Dravit. Mineralien-Welt 19 (1), 48-54.

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