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Salt mine, Hall valley, Hall, Innsbruck, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Salt mineMine
Hall valleyValley
Hall- not defined -
Innsbruck- not defined -
Inn valleyValley
North Tyrol- not defined -
Tyrol- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Salzbergwerk, Halltal, Hall, Innsbruck, Inntal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 19' 32'' North , 11° 28' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.32583,11.47444
GeoHash:G#: u22jjp7kv
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Thaur3,979 (2018)3.5km
Absam7,112 (2018)4.1km
Heiligkreuz563 (2018)4.7km
Rum9,190 (2018)5.1km
Arzl11,082 (2018)5.6km


Ancient salt mine.

Located north of Hall in the Hall Valley, and a few km east of Innsbruck.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


32 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite (TL)
Formula: CaSO4
Type Locality:
'Apatite'
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
D'Ansite (TL)
Formula: Na21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Type Locality:
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Kieserite
Formula: MgSO4 · H2O
Langbeinite
Formula: K2Mg2(SO4)3
Löweite
Formula: Na12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Natrite
Formula: Na2CO3
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Pentahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 5H2O
Picromerite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Sartorite
Formula: PbAs2S4
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Vanthoffite
Formula: Na6Mg(SO4)4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sartorite2.HC.05aPbAs2S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Salammoniac3.AA.25NH4Cl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Natrite5.AA.10Na2CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite (TL)7.AD.30CaSO4
Aphthitalite7.AC.35(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
D'Ansite (TL)7.BC.05Na21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kieserite7.CB.05MgSO4 · H2O
Langbeinite7.AC.10K2Mg2(SO4)3
Löweite7.CC.45Na12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Pentahydrite7.CB.20MgSO4 · 5H2O
Picromerite7.CC.60K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Vanthoffite7.AC.05Na6Mg(SO4)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Sartorite3.7.8.1PbAs2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Aphthitalite28.2.2.1(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
AXO4
Anhydrite (TL)28.3.2.1CaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Langbeinite28.4.4.1K2Mg2(SO4)3
Vanthoffite28.4.1.1Na6Mg(SO4)4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4·xH2O
Mirabilite29.2.2.1Na2SO4 · 10H2O
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Picromerite29.3.6.1K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Löweite29.4.3.1Na12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kieserite29.6.2.1MgSO4 · H2O
Pentahydrite29.6.7.3MgSO4 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
D'Ansite (TL)-Na21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
Natrite-Na2CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
H PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
H PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C NatriteNa2CO3
NNitrogen
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
O Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
O LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
O VanthoffiteNa6Mg(SO4)4
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O LangbeiniteK2Mg2(SO4)3
O MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
O PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
O PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O NatriteNa2CO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Na Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Na LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na VanthoffiteNa6Mg(SO4)4
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Na MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
Na NatriteNa2CO3
MgMagnesium
Mg D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Mg LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
Mg VanthoffiteNa6Mg(SO4)4
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg LangbeiniteK2Mg2(SO4)3
Mg PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
Mg PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
S Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
S LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
S VanthoffiteNa6Mg(SO4)4
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S LangbeiniteK2Mg2(SO4)3
S MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
S PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
S PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SartoritePbAs2S4
S RealgarAs4S4
S OrpimentAs2S3
S CelestineSrSO4
S KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
ClChlorine
Cl D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
Cl SylviteKCl
KPotassium
K Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
K LangbeiniteK2Mg2(SO4)3
K PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
K SylviteKCl
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As SartoritePbAs2S4
As RealgarAs4S4
As OrpimentAs2S3
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb SartoritePbAs2S4

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]

Rhaetian - Carnian
201.3 - 237 Ma



ID: 2619089

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Upper Austroalpine (locally Lower Austroalpine in the Stubai Alps)

Lithology: Limestone, dolostone, marlstone

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 3158530
Nördliche Kalkalpen

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonates, consolidated

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

References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 434.
Spötl, C. (1989) Die Salzlagerstätte von Hall in Tirol – ein Überblick über den Stand der geologischen Erforschung des 700jährigen Bergbaubetriebes. Veröffentl. d. Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum, 69, 137-167.

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