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Western ore field, Scheelite deposit, Felben valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 12° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~17km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Westfeld, Scheelitlagerstätte, Felbertal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich


Mined since 1974 (underground workings).



Mineral List

Actinolite

Aikinite

'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series'

Albite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Azurite

Baryte

Bavenite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Emerald

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Calcite

Cannizzarite

Cassiterite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysoberyl

Clinozoisite

Cobaltite

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Cosalite

Covellite

Cuprobismutite

Cupromakopavonite (TL)

Cupromakovickyite (TL)

Emilite (TL)

Emplectite

Enargite

Epidote

var: Tawmawite

Felbertalite (TL)

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Galena

Galenobismutite

Gladite

Gold

Greenockite

Gustavite

Gypsum

Hammarite

Hematite

Heyrovskýite

Hodrušite

'Hornblende'

Hübnerite

Ikunolite

Ilmenite

Junoite

var: Se-free Junoite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Krupkaite

Kupčíkite (TL)

Laumontite

Lillianite

var: Argentian Lillianite

Lindströmite

Magnetite

Makovickyite (TL)

Malachite

Marcasite

Molybdenite

Monazite-(Ce)

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Paarite (TL)

Pekoite

Pentlandite

Phenakite

Phlogopite

Powellite

Prehnite

Proudite

var: Se-free Proudite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rutile

Salzburgite (TL)

Samarskite-(Y)

Scheelite

Scolecite

Silver

Sphalerite

Stannite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Talc

Tennantite

Tetradymite

Titanite

Tungstenite

'Wolframite'

Zircon


86 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

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Strasser, A. (1989) Die Minerale Salzburgs.
Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Criddle, A.J., Paar, W.H., and Balić-Žunić, T. (2001) Felbertalite, Cu2Pb6Bi8S19, a new mineral species from Felbertal, Salzburg Province, Austria. European Journal of Mineralogy: 13: 961-972.
Topa, D., Makovicky, E., and Paar, W.H. (2002) Composition ranges and exsolution pairs for the members of the bismuthinite-aikinite series from Felbertal, Salzburg. Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 849-869.
Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Balić-Žunić, T., and Paar, W.H. (2003) Kupčíkite, Cu3.4Fe0.6Bi5S10, a new Cu–Bi sulfosalt from Felbertal, Austria, and its crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist: 41: 1155-1166.
Topa, D., Makovicky, E., and Balić-Žunić, T. (2004) Mineralogical data on salzburgite and paarite, two new members of the bismuthinite–aikinite series. Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 909-917.
Lapis (2004) 29(5): 42.
Topa, D., Paar, W.H., and Balić-Žunić, T. (2006) Emilite, Cu10.72Pb10.72Bi21.28S48, the last missing link of the bismuthinite-alkinite series? Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 459-464.
Kolitsch, U. (2009) 1585) Gustavit und andere Pb-Bi-Sulfosalze vom Westfeld des Scheelitbergbaues Felbertal, Salzburg. p. 207 in: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2009) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVIII. Carinthia II, 199/119, 189-236.
Kolitsch, U. (2010) 1640) Aikinit, Heyrovskýit und Hodrušit vom Westfeld des Scheelitbergbaus Felbertal, Salzburg. p. 228 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2010) Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200/120, 199-260.

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