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Turquoise ditch (Weinberg Forest), Amstall, Mühldorf, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austriai
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Name(s) in local language(s):Türkisgraben (Weinbergwald), Amstall, Mühldorf, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 22' 18'' North , 15° 18' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.37167,15.31139
GeoHash:G#: u2dghmv3m
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ötz168 (2018)2.1km
Mühldorf346 (2018)2.6km
Niederranna149 (2018)2.9km
Zeining163 (2018)3.0km
Elsenreith136 (2018)3.5km


Located SE of the major Graphite quarry on weinberg. The locality became renowned for the first turquoise record from Austria.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Ephesite
Formula: LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Graphite
Formula: C
Halloysite-10Å
Formula: Al2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
Halloysite-7Å
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Nordstrandite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Huntite5.AB.25CaMg3(CO3)4
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Fibroferrite7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Ephesite9.EC.20LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Halloysite-7Å9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Halloysite-10Å-Al2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Nordstrandite6.3.3.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Miscellaneous
Huntite14.4.3.1CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Ephesite71.2.2b.16LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Halloysite-10Å-Al2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
Halloysite-7Å-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Halloysite-10ÅAl2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H NordstranditeAl(OH)3
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
LiLithium
Li EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Halloysite-10ÅAl2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
O Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O NordstranditeAl(OH)3
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
NaSodium
Na EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AlAluminium
Al EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al Halloysite-10ÅAl2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
Al Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al NordstranditeAl(OH)3
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
SiSilicon
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si Halloysite-10ÅAl2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
BaBarium
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O

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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Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3151804
Bohemian Massif (Böhmische Masse)

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{mica schist,phyllite,amphibolite}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189974
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
LÖFFLER, Erwin & KNOBLOCH, Gerald (1997): Türkis-Erstfund in Österreich. Neuentdeckung im Graphitlager von Amstall.- Lapis, 22/10, 44-47, 62, München.
GOLDMANN, Christoph & LÖFFLER, Erwin (2008): Die Mineralienfundstellen des Graphitbergbaues Amstall, NÖ.- Mefos, 19/35, 4-34, A-D, Wien.


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