Gigler quarry (Tierpark quarry), Koschach, Malta valley, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 58' 14'' North , 13° 28' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.97083,13.46667|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Steinbruch Gigler (Giglerbruch; Steinbruch am Tierpark), Koschach, Maltatal, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich|
Access is prohibited (situation 2008).
Minerals in alpine clefts.
27 valid minerals.
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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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic plutonic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.