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Gigler quarry (Tierpark quarry), Koschach, Malta valley, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Gigler quarry (Tierpark quarry)Quarry
Koschach- not defined -
Malta valleyValley
Hohe Tauern- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Gigler (Giglerbruch; Steinbruch am Tierpark), Koschach, Maltatal, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 58' 14'' North , 13° 28' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.97083,13.46667
GeoHash:G#: u23e4qy0u
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gries109 (2018)3.4km
Malta629 (2018)3.6km
Hilpersdorf193 (2018)4.8km
Dornbach176 (2018)5.2km
Fischertratten443 (2018)5.8km


Active quarry.
Access is prohibited (situation 2008).

Minerals in alpine clefts.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Celestine var: Barian Celestine
Formula: (Sr,Ba)SO4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
'Chabazite'
Description: crystals to 1 cm along the edge
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: peter.neschen collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: cubes, octahedrons, dodecahedrons, tetrakishexahedrons and combinations thereof
Colour: different colours
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
'Hornblende'
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
'K Feldspar'
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: crystals to 15 cm
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Description: crystals to 15 cm
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
'Sagenite'
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Description: crystals to 2 cm
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Annalen 1999, p.79
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: J.Metzger (1997)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
var: Barian Celestine7.AD.35(Sr,Ba)SO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Sagenite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Celestine
var: Barian Celestine
-(Sr,Ba)SO4
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
'Sagenite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AnataseTiO2
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O BrookiteTiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O CelestineSrSO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S GalenaPbS
S CelestineSrSO4
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Sr CelestineSrSO4
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3130861
Bündner Schiefer (Schistes Lustrés)

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{serpentinite,quartzite,carbonates, consolidated}

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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187961
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Taucher, J. (1999): Xenotim neben Brookit und Anatas aus dem Steinbruch Svata (Koschach I), Maltatal, Kärnten. Annalen - Journal of Science and Art, 1, 79.


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