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Dolomite quarry (Gaaden quarry; Kowall quarry), Mittlerer Otter, Gaaden, Mödling, Vienna Woods, Lower Austria, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Dolomite quarry (Gaaden quarry; Kowall quarry)Quarry
Mittlerer Otter- not defined -
Gaaden- not defined -
Mödling- not defined -
Vienna WoodsWoods
Lower Austria- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Dolomitsteinbruch (Steinbruch Gaaden; Steinbruch Kowall), Mittlerer Otter, Gaaden, Mödling, Wienerwald, Niederösterreich, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 3' 54'' North , 16° 13' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.06510,16.22860
GeoHash:G#: u2e93mcr9
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Weissenbach bei Mödling284 (2018)1.8km
Gaaden1,624 (2018)2.5km
Hinterbrühl3,466 (2018)2.7km
Sparbach256 (2018)3.2km
Gießhübl2,335 (2018)3.7km


Active large dolomite quarry.
Located NW of Gaaden.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Late Triassic
201.3 - 237 Ma



ID: 3133562
Nördliche Kalkalpen

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{carbonates, consolidated}, Minor{sandstone,marlstone}

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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