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Wurten glacier, Wurten, Innerfragant, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austriai
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Wurten glacierGlacier
Wurten- not defined -
Innerfragant- not defined -
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Hohe Tauern- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Wurtenkees, Wurten, Innerfragant, Goldberggruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 22'' North , 13° 0' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.03944,13.00861
GeoHash:G#: u2378528d
Locality type:Glacier
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Mineralized clefts in amphibolites in a ridge uncovered by recession of the Wurten glacier. These rocks are traversed by gold- and sulphide-bearing veins that trend towards Schareck mountain. The coordinates are centered on the ridge.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Lapis issue 5 (1992); Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Reference: Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: J.Mörtl (1985)
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
Mcguinnessite
Formula: (Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 41-44 (1992)
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Kofler, E. (2000): Lapis 25(4), 35.
Yecoraite
Formula: Fe3+3Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
Reference: BLASS, G. & H.W. GRAF (1997): Neue Mineralfunde aus Kärnten. MINERALIEN-Welt 8 (2), 27-28.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Gustavite2.JB.40aAgPbBi3S6
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mcguinnessite5.BA.10(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Yecoraite7.DF.70Fe3+3Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Gustavite3.4.15.3AgPbBi3S6
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mcguinnessite16a.3.1.4(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
Compound Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites
Yecoraite34.8.6.1Fe3+3Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
H YecoraiteFe33+Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
O YecoraiteFe33+Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe YecoraiteFe33+Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te YecoraiteFe33+Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
BiBismuth
Bi GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi YecoraiteFe33+Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Mörtl, J.(1985): Zur Mineraltopographie Kärntens I. Der Karinthin, vol.92, p.237-243.
- Knobloch, G. (1992): Fundstellen am Wurtenkees in Kärnten - Alpintip für Einsteiger. Lapis, 17 (3), 41-44.
- Feitzinger, G. (1992): Gold-Silber-Vererzungen und historischer Bergbau im Zirknitz- und Wurtental (Sonnblickgruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten). Lapis, 17 (5), 13-30.
- Niedermayr, G. (1996): Wurten, Kärnten - ein aktueller mineralogischer Situationsbericht. Mineralien-Welt, 7 (6), 68-73.
- Blaß, G. & Graf, H.W. (1997): Neue Mineralienfunde aus Kärnten. Mineralien-Welt, 8 (2), 27-28.
- Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Das Wurtental - Kluftmineralisationen und Edelmetallvererzungen. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
- Blaß, G. & Niedermayr, G. (1999): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLVIII (48). 1172. Bismutit, Wulfenit und Zoisit aus der Wurten, Kärnten. Carinthia II, 189./109., 201-236.
- Blaß, G. & Graf, H.W. (1999): Neue Mineralienfunde: Bayrischer Wald, Schwarzwald, Kärnten & Lanzarote. Mineralien-Welt, 10 (2), 40-45.
- Kofler, E. (2000): Gediegen Gold und Tetradymit vom Wurtenkees in Kärnten, Österreich. Lapis, 25 (4), 35.
- Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten - Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.


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