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Kaiserbrunn slag locality, Höllen valley, Edlach an der Rax, Reichenau an der Rax, Industrieviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 16° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Locality type:Slag Locality
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Kaiserbrunn (Schlackenvorkommen), Höllental, Edlach an der Rax, Reichenau an der Rax, Industrieviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich

One of several prehistoric (late Bronze age) smelter dumps near the village of Kaiserbrunn.

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- Hampl, F. & Mayrhofer, R. (1963): Urnenfelderzeitlicher Kupferbergbau und mittelalterlicher Eisenbergbau in Niederösterreich. 2. Arbeitsbericht über die Grabungen d. NÖ. Landesmuseums 1953–1959. Arch. Austriaca, 33, 50-106.
- KERCHLER, H. (1976): Urzeitliche Kupferschmelzplätze im Gebiet des Kulmberges in der Umgebung von Sieding und im Höllental, Niederösterreich. Archaeologica Austriaca, Beiheft 14 (Festschrift Pittioni), 89-99.
- CECH, B. & WALACH, G. (1995): Prospektion urzeitlicher Kupferschmelzplätze im Höllental, Niederösterreich. Archaeologia Austriaca 79, 249-257.
- Cech, B. & Walach, G. (2002): Urzeitliche Kupferschlackenplätze in der Grauwackenzone zwischen Eisenerzer Alpen (Steiermark) und Rax-/Schneeberggebiet (Niederösterreich) – eine Übersicht. res montanarum 28, 17-20.
- Hackenberg, M. (2003): Bergbau im Semmeringgebiet. Arch. f. Lagerst.forsch. Geol. B.-A. 24, 5-97. [http://www.geologie.ac.at/filestore/download/AL0024_005_A.pdf]
- Kolitsch, U., Auer, C. & Fink, R. (2014): 1891) Antlerit, Azurit, Brochantit, Calcit, Connellit, Covellin, Cuprit, Gips, Jarosit, Langit, Limonit, Malachit und die unbenannte Cu-Si-S-O-H-Phase aus den bronzezeitlichen Kupferschlacken von Kaiserbrunn im Höllental, Reichenau an der Rax, Niederösterreich. Pp. 126-127 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.

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