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Feldspar quarry, Wolfsberg, Spittal, Millstatt lake ridge, Carinthia, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 47' 31'' North , 13° 31' 4'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Name(s) in local language(s):Feldspatbruch, Wolfsberg, Spittal, Millstätter Seenrücken, Kärnten, Österreich

Abandoned feldspar quarry (active 1954-1973) at an alt. of 740-780m
Located on Wolfsberg mountain near Spittal.

Famous for well-developed wardite crystals.

Mineral List

47 valid minerals.

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- Meixner (1956): Carinthia II.
- MEIXNER, H. (1961): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XVII. Carinthia II, 151./71., 69-77.
- Meixner (1968): Carinthia II.
- Paar, W. (1974): Childrenit aus dem Pegmatitsteinbruch am Wolfsberg bei Spittal an der Drau/Kärnten. Der Karinthin, 70, p.91-94.
- Meixner (1975): Carinthia II.
- WALTER, F. & W. POSTL (1982): Über Montebrasit aus dem Pegmatitsteinbruch am Wolfsberg bei Spittal an der Drau, Kärnten. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 128, 47-50.
- Postl, W. & Walter, F. (1983): 529. Montebrasit-xx aus dem Pegmatitsteinbruch am Wolfsberg bei Spittal an der Drau, Kärnten. In Niedermayr, G., W. Postl & F. Walter (1983): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXII. Carinthia II, 173./93., 339-362.
- Luecke, W. & Ucik, F.H. (1986): Die Zusammensetzung der Pegmatite von Edling und Wolfsberg bei Spittal/Drau (Kärnten) im Rahmen der Pegmatitvorkommen des Millstätter See-Rückens. Arch. f. Lagerst. forsch. Geol. B.-A., 7, 173-187. []
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
- Walter F. & Taucher J. (1995): Brasilianit vom Pegmatitsteinbruch am Wolfsberg bei Spittal an der Drau, Kärnten, Österreich - Matrixx Mineralogische Nachrichten aus Österreich, Bd.4, 69-73.
- Walter, F. (1998): Exkursion E4 am 27.9.1998 - MinPet 98 (Pörtschach am Wörthersee/Kärnten) - Die Pegmatite des Millstätter See-Rückens. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 143, 437-450. []
- Blass, G. & Graf, H.-W. (2000): 1207. Kulanit, ein weiteres seltenes Phosphat vom Pegmatitbruch am Wolfsberg, bei Spittal a. d. Drau, Kärnten. Pp. 192-193 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. Carinthia II, 190./110., 181-224.
- Walter F. & Ettinger, K. (2004): 1359) Cyrilovit vom Pegmatit-Steinbruch am Wolfsberg bei Spittal a.d. Drau. Kärnten. Pp. 227-228 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2004): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIII. Carinthia II, 194./114.: 217-257.
- 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.
- Brandstätter, F., Kolitsch, U., Walter, F. & Auer, C. (2010): 1626) Arsenopyrit, Graphit und ein rosa gefärbter Muskovit vom Pegmatitsteinbruch am Wolfsberg bei Spittal an der Drau, Millstätter Seenrücken, Kärnten. P. 214-215 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.

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