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Wappensteinhammer mine (Wappenstein-Hammer), Thörl, Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 31' 19'' North , 15° 14' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.5219444444, 15.2405555556
Name(s) in local language(s):Wappensteinhammer Eisenbergbau (Wappenstein-Hammer), Thörl, Bruck an der Mur, Steiermark, Österreich

A former small iron mine, located 1.6 km ENE of Thörl at approx. N47.52193 E15.24061.
It was worked in the 19th century and consisted of 2 adits. In 1955 one entrance and a dump were still visible but the adit was already caved in.

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4 valid minerals.

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Spengler, E, (1920) Zur Tektonik des obersteirischen Karbonzuges bei Thörl und Turnau.-Jb. Geol.St.-A., 70, 235-254, Wien.

Redlich, K.A. (1931): Die Geologie der innerösterreichischen Eisenerzlagerstätten.- 165 S., Verlag Stahleisen m.b.H. Julius Springer, Düsseldorf, Wien, Berlin.

External Links

http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/JbGeolReichsanst_70_0235-0254.pdf (Spengler, E, (1920) Zur Tektonik des obersteirischen Karbonzuges bei Thörl und Turnau )

http://geomap.geolba.ac.at/IRIS/ShowDok.cfm?IRISgbanr=138.3096 (IRIS online)

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