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S6 motorway tunnel (Heuberg tunnel; St. Ruprecht tunnel; Bruck Tunnel), Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austriai
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S6 motorway tunnel (Heuberg tunnel; St. Ruprecht tunnel; Bruck Tunnel)Tunnel
Bruck an der Mur- not defined -
Styria- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):S6 Straßentunnel (Heubergtunnel; St. Ruprechter-Tunnel; Brucker Tunnel), Bruck an der Mur, Steiermark, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 23' 57'' North , 15° 15' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.39942,15.25034
GeoHash:G#: u26vehbcw
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Urgental751 (2018)1.1km
Oberdorf204 (2018)1.3km
Berndorf2,522 (2018)2.3km
Oberaich523 (2018)2.5km
Wiener Vorstadt421 (2018)2.5km


Mineralisations found during construction of the road tunnel in the early 1980s.
The tunnel is located on Heuberg mountain, within the city of Bruck an der Mur. The construction company (ASFINAG) called the tunnel "St. Ruprechter-Tunnel" or "Brucker Tunnel".

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: C.Auer (2016)
'Wad'
Reference: C.Auer (2016)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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 - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3131422
Grauwackenzone, Ostalpine Palaeozoic

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{shale/slate,sandstone,undifferentiated}

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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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