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A10 Highway tunnel, Oswaldiberg, Afritz Mts, Villach, Carinthia, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s):A10 Autobahntunnel, Oswaldiberg, Afritzer Berge, Villach, Kärnten, Österreich

During the construction of the tunnel (1985-1987), Central Alpine schists, marbles and amphibolites were exposed.
Located about 3.5 km north of Villach.

Mineral List

36 valid minerals.

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- Mörtl, J.(1986): Zur Mineraltopographie Kärntens II. Der Karinthin, vol.95, 415-422
- Ertl, A. (1995): Elbait, Olenit, Dravit-Buergerit-Mischkristalle, Dravit, Uvit und ein neuer Al-Turmalin (?) von österreichischen Fundstellen. - Mitt. Österr. Miner. Ges., 140, 55-72.
- Niedermayr, G., I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
- Hiden, R. (1997): Blei-Zink-Vorkommen in Kärnten -Teil II. Der Steirische Mineralog, 11, p.29-32.
- Walter, F. (2006): 1439: Jamesonit vom Wollanig bei Villach, Kärnten. In: Niedermayr, G., Bernhard, F., Bojar, H.-P., Brandstätter, F., Fink, H., Gröbner, J., Hammer, V. M. F., Knobloch, G., Kolitsch, U., Leikauf, B., Postl, W., Sabor, M. and Walter, F. (2006): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LV. Carinthia II, Teil 1, 196./116. Jahrgang, 121-157. (in German).

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