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Unnamed chromite pit, Mitterberg, St Stefan ob Leoben, Leoben, Styria, Austriai
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Unnamed chromite pit- not defined -
Mitterberg- not defined -
St Stefan ob Leoben- not defined -
Leoben- not defined -
Styria- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 14° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Banded and podiform chromitites.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cuproiridsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Cuprorhodsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Geversite
Formula: PtSb2
Gold
Formula: Au
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Kashinite
Formula: (Ir,Rh)2S3
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Majakite
Formula: PdNiAs
'Mertieite'
Mertieite-II
Formula: Pd8Sb2.5As0.5
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
'Platinum-Group Elements'
Potarite
Formula: PdHg
Ruarsite
Formula: (Ru,Os)AsS
Ruthenium
Formula: (Ru,Ir)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Tetra-auricupride
Formula: AuCu

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Potarite1.AD.25PdHg
Ruthenium1.AF.05(Ru,Ir)
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Tetra-auricupride1.AA.10bAuCu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bowieite2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cuproiridsite2.DA.05(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Cuprorhodsite2.DA.05(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Geversite2.EB.05aPtSb2
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Kashinite2.DB.15(Ir,Rh)2S3
Keithconnite2.BC.20Pd20Te7
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Majakite2.AC.25ePdNiAs
Mertieite-II2.AC.10bPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite2.EB.25PtAsS
Ruarsite2.EB.20(Ru,Os)AsS
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mertieite'-
'Platinum-Group Elements'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Tetra-auricupride1.1.2.2AuCu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Potarite1.2.4.4PdHg
Ruthenium1.2.2.2(Ru,Ir)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Majakite2.4.16.1PdNiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuproiridsite2.10.1.15(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Cuprorhodsite2.10.1.16(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Kashinite2.11.12.2(Ir,Rh)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Geversite2.12.1.14PtSb2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Ruarsite2.12.4.4(Ru,Os)AsS
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Mertieite-II2.16.3.1Pd8Sb2.5As0.5
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Mertieite'-
'Platinum-Group Elements'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
S Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
S LauriteRuS2
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
FeIron
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni MajakitePdNiAs
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Cu Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Cu Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
AsArsenic
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As MajakitePdNiAs
As Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
Ru Ruthenium(Ru,Ir)
RhRhodium
Rh Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PdPalladium
Pd KeithconnitePd20Te7
Pd MajakitePdNiAs
Pd Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Pd PotaritePdHg
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb GeversitePtSb2
Sb Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
TeTellurium
Te KeithconnitePd20Te7
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt GeversitePtSb2
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
HgMercury
Hg PotaritePdHg

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Malitch, K. N., & Knauf, V. V. (2002). Diversity of PGM assemblages at Kraubath: a case study of mantle-derived chromitites from the Eastern Alps, Austria. In 9th International Platinum Symposium (Abstracts).
Malitch, K. N., Thalhammer, O. A., Knauf, V. V., & Melcher, F. (2003). Diversity of platinum-group mineral assemblages in banded and podiform chromitite from the Kraubath ultramafic massif, Austria: evidence for an ophiolitic transition zone?. Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 282-297.


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