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Mercury mine, Glatschach, Dellach im Drautal, Kreuzeck group, Carinthia, Austriai
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Mercury mineMine
Glatschach- not defined -
Dellach im Drautal- not defined -
Kreuzeck group- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Quecksilbergrube, Glatschach, Dellach im Drautal, Kreuzeckgruppe, Kärnten, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 45' 12'' North , 13° 5' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.75361,13.09000
GeoHash:G#: u233cz5ze
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Schmelz251 (2018)1.0km
Glatschach102 (2018)1.5km
Nörenach134 (2018)1.8km
Dellach im Drautal677 (2018)2.0km
Berg738 (2018)3.2km


Historic Hg-mining area in the N of Dellach at an alt. of 730-820m; last worked under May de Madiis around 1890.

Pichler (2009) describes Oberer Moserstollen, Georgi-Zubaustollen, Wetterstollen, Fundstollen, Mayschacht, Luftschacht.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'
Formula: (Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite8.CE.40Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'-(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite40.3.6.7Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'-(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O AnataseTiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CinnabarHgS
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S MetacinnabarHgS
S StibniteSb2S3
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
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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Paleozoic - Proterozoic
251.902 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3157617
Ostalpines Kristallin

Age: to Triassic (251.902 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
H. Wießner (1951): Geschichte des Kärntner Bergbaues, II. Teil. Geschichte des Kärntner Buntmetallbergbaues mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Blei- und Zinkbergbaues, pp. 256-260.
H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 21 (1957).
Friedrich, O.M. (1965): Monographien Kärntner Lagerstätten, II. Die Quecksilberlagerstätten Kärntens. Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung in den Ostalpen, 3, 71-124.
H. Meixner: Carinthia II 157./77.:91-92 (1967)
H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 28:245-251 (1971)
H. Meixner: Carinthia II 163./83.:111 (1973)
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens (1995)
Kassl, K. H. & Köstler, H. J. (2007): Alexis MAY DE MADIIS (1852–1911) und die Erforschung Oberkärntner Erzlagerstätten. Jb. Geol. B.-A. 147, 503-511.
Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, Sonderheft 63, 1-416.


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