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Irsa quarry (Pflüglhof quarry), Pflüglhof Inn, Koschach, Malta valley, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 59' 6'' North , 13° 27' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.98509,13.45416
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Irsa (Steinbruch Pflüglhof), Gasthaus Pflüglhof, Koschach, Maltatal, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe


Active quarry famous for nice micromount minerals.

Nowadays (2014) owned by Modre Co. ("Malta Werk 1").

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

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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Paleozoic
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. [18]

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References

- Niedermayr,G & Praetzel, I. (1995): Mineralien Kärntens.
- Rosenbusch, M. (1986): Ein bemerkenswerter Eigenfund. Epidot und Prehnit von Pflüglhof im Maltatal. Lapis 11 (10), 38.
- Kolitsch, U. & Gröbner, J. (2008): 1525: Wulfenit vom Steinbruch Pflüglhof im Maltatal, Kärnten. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198/118, 234.
- Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G., Schabereiter, H., Walter, F. (2014): 1847) Hemimorphit aus dem Steinbruch „Irsa“ im Maltatal. Pp. 81-82 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.

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