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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): 46.985092, 13.454158
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.

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- 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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