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A10 Highway tunnel (Katschberg tunnel), Katschberg, Rennweg, Hafner group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 12° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):A10 Autobahntunnel (Katschbergtunnel), Katschberg, Rennweg, Hafnergruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich


Mineralizations in finely crystallized marbles. Since the tunnel is located on the border between Salzburg and Carinthia, specimens can be labelled as coming either from Salzburg or from Carinthia. The minerals listed here are only those reported from the Carinthian side. Located NW of Rennweg.
Note on the cleusonite reported from the tunnel: it is unknown if the sample has been found on the Carinthian or on the Salzburg side of the tunnel.

The tunnel was originally built as a single tube only. A second tube is being built since 2005.

Regions containing this locality

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,212 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.:15 (1975)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: J. Mörtl: Der Karinthin 92:237-243 (1985)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 163./83.: 108-109 (1973)
Cleusonite
Formula: (Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2007): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVI. Carinthia II, 197/117, 149-190.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: J. Mörtl: Der Karinthin 92:237-243 (1985)
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 163./83.: 108-109 (1973)
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.:15 (1975)
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.:15 (1975)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 163./83.: 108-109 (1973)
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: J. Mörtl: Der Karinthin 92:237-243 (1985)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 163./83.: 108-109 (1973)
Nacrite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: J. Mörtl: Der Karinthin 92:237-243 (1985)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.:15 (1975)
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.:15 (1975)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Cleusonite4.CC.40(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nacrite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Goyazite42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Cleusonite-(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
Nacrite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Cleusonite(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cleusonite(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O RutileTiO2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti Cleusonite(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Fe Cleusonite(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb Cleusonite(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
UUranium
U Cleusonite(Pb,Sr)(U4+,U6+)(Fe2+,Zn)2(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 163./83.: 108-109 (1973)
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.:15 (1975)
- J. Mörtl: Der Karinthin 92:237-243 (1985)
- J. E. Zirkl: Die Eisenblüte 7(17):31-35 (1986)
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens (1995)


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