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Herzog-Ernst-Spitze, Naßfeld valley, Gastein valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Herzog-Ernst-Spitze- not defined -
Naßfeld valleyValley
Gastein valleyValley
Hohe Tauern- not defined -
SalzburgState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 2' 39'' North , 13° 0' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Apriach121 (2018)9.6km
Mitten148 (2018)10.1km
Rojach136 (2018)10.8km
Sagritz171 (2018)11.2km
Mitteldorf115 (2018)11.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Herzog-Ernst-Spitze, Naßfelder Tal, Gasteiner Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich


Orange-brown grains of spessartine within a grainy kutnahorite(-dolomite) matrix were found on the northern slope of the Herzog-Ernst-Spitze (2933 m).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2000): 1223. Spessartin und Kutnahorit aus dem Bereich der Herzog Ernst Spitze in der Rauris. Pp. 208-209 in Niedermayr, G., F. Bernhard, G. Blass, H.-P. Bojar, F. Brandstätter, H.-W. Graf, B. Leikauf, B. Moser & W. Postl (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. Carinthia II, 190./110., 181-224.
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2000): 1223. Spessartin und Kutnahorit aus dem Bereich der Herzog Ernst Spitze in der Rauris. Pp. 208-209 in Niedermayr, G., F. Bernhard, G. Blass, H.-P. Bojar, F. Brandstätter, H.-W. Graf, B. Leikauf, B. Moser & W. Postl (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. Carinthia II, 190./110., 181-224.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2000): 1223. Spessartin und Kutnahorit aus dem Bereich der Herzog Ernst Spitze in der Rauris. Pp. 208-209 in Niedermayr, G., F. Bernhard, G. Blass, H.-P. Bojar, F. Brandstätter, H.-W. Graf, B. Leikauf, B. Moser & W. Postl (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. Carinthia II, 190./110., 181-224.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2000): 1223. Spessartin und Kutnahorit aus dem Bereich der Herzog Ernst Spitze in der Rauris. Pp. 208-209 in Niedermayr, G., F. Bernhard, G. Blass, H.-P. Bojar, F. Brandstätter, H.-W. Graf, B. Leikauf, B. Moser & W. Postl (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. Carinthia II, 190./110., 181-224.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2

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Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2000): 1223. Spessartin und Kutnahorit aus dem Bereich der Herzog Ernst Spitze in der Rauris. Pp. 208-209 in Niedermayr, G., F. Bernhard, G. Blass, H.-P. Bojar, F. Brandstätter, H.-W. Graf, B. Leikauf, B. Moser & W. Postl (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. Carinthia II, 190./110., 181-224.

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