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Schlarbaum quarry, Klause, Bad Gleichenberg, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 53' North , 15° 53' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.8833333333, 15.8833333333
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Schlarbaum, Klause (Gleichenberger Klause), Bad Gleichenberg, Steiermark, Österreich

Abandoned quarry, working Miocene latite.
Known for fine spherical kolbeckite aggregates.

Located north of Bad Gleichenberg.

Mineral List

25 valid minerals.

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- Meixner, H. (1937): Hohle Umhüllungspseudomorphosen von Siderit nach Kalkspat, ein Zeolith (wahrscheinlich Harmotom), Kalkspat und Hyalit aus den Trachyandesiten bei Gleichenberg, Steiermark. In: Meixner, H. (1937): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen VII. Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereines für Steiermark, 74, 42-44.
- Alker, A. (1972): Mineralvorkommen des Vulkangebietes von Gleichenberg. Aufschluss, Sonderband 22, 52-55.
- Postl, W. (1981): Kolbeckit, ein seltenes wasserhältiges Scandiumphosphat aus dem Steinbruch in der Klause bei Gleichenberg. Mitteilungsblatt der Abteilung für Mineralogie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 49, 23-29.

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