Basalt quarry, Weitendorf, Wildon, Graz, Styria, Austria
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 53' 44'' North , 15° 26' 43'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.89556,15.44528|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Basaltbruch, Weitendorf, Wildon, Graz, Steiermark, Österreich|
A quarry in andesitic basalt.
Famous for nice chalcedony, aragonite, and zeolites (e.g., ferrierite).
Located at N46.89545 E15.44513, about 1.5 km west of Weitendorf (west of Wildon and around 17 km south of Graz).
You may also find fossils like Turritella, Athleta and Tibia Dentata at this quarry. Situation 2016: Fossils occur again in a freshly excavated spot, within dense clay.
20 valid minerals.
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0 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 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. 
5.333 - 23.03 Ma