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Sandkopf, Große Zirknitz valley, Zirknitz, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 15'' North , 12° 55' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.03750,12.93056
GeoHash:G#: u235w4ztr
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Sandkopf, Großes Zirknitztal, Zirknitz, Goldberggruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich


Sandkopf (3090m) is between the Kleine Fleiß valley in the northwest and Große Zirknitz valley in the southeast.

Regions containing this locality

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,211 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Monazite'
Reference: Kandutsch, Wachtler (2000), Die Kristallsucher, Band 2, Athesiadruck Bozen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kandutsch, Wachtler (2000), Die Kristallsucher, Band 2, Athesiadruck Bozen
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Habit: sceptre quartz
Colour: lilac, blue
Reference: Kandutsch, Wachtler (2000), Die Kristallsucher, Band 2, Athesiadruck Bozen
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kandutsch, Wachtler (2000), Die Kristallsucher, Band 2, Athesiadruck Bozen
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: transitional habit
Colour: colourless
Reference: Rudolf Hasler Collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rudolf Hasler Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Monazite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187961
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3139002
Tauernfenster, Zentralgneis

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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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Kandutsch, Wachtler (2000), Die Kristallsucher, Band 2, Athesiadruck Bozen.


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