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Dabernitzkogel, Frosnitz valley, Tauern valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 4' 0'' North , 12° 22' 59'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Dabernitzkogel, Frosnitztal (Froßnitztal), Tauerntal, Osttirol, Tirol, Österreich

Late-medieval mining on pyrite-chalcopyrite-magnetite ore.
The deposit originated due to metamorphic overprinting of a pre-metamorphic Fe oxide-sulphide ore layer.

Located about 10 km NW of Matrei in Osttirol, on the SW slope of Dabernitzkogel Mtn at 2516 m und 2700 m asl.

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7 valid minerals.

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Gasser (1913)
Srbik, R. (1929): Bergbau in Tirol und Vorarlberg in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Ber. d. Naturwiss.-med. Vereins, Innsbruck, 41, 113-279.
Gustav Hießleitner (1950): Eine metamorphe Eisenerzlagerstätte im Venedigergebiet: (Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Magnetitvorkommens am Dabernitzkogel ob der Froßnitzalpe). Berg- und Hüttenmännische Monatshefte, 95, 132-141.
Neinavaie, H., Ghassemi, B. & Fuchs, H. (1983): Die Erzvorkommen Osttirols. Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum, 63, 69-114.

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