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Martis Mine, Ratteingraben, Hüttenberg, Friesach - Hüttenberg area, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 56' 50'' North , 14° 29' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.947399, 14.498853
Name(s) in local language(s):Martisbau, Ratteingraben, Hüttenberg, Region Friesach - Hüttenberg, Kärnten, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Historic iron mine at an alt. of 900 m with 140 m-long adit, working limonite (goethite) veins.

Mineral List

17 valid minerals.

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- Haberfellner, H., Redlich, K.A., Sellner, F. (1928): Die Eisenerzlagerstätten im Zuge Lölling-Hüttenberg-Friesach in Kärnten. Berg- und Hüttenmännisches Jb., 76: 87-114, 117-126, Wien.
- Redlich, Karl, A. (1931): Die Geologie der Innerösterreichischen Eisenerzlagerstätten, Prag.
- Meixner, H. (1975): Minerale vom Martisbau im Ratteingraben bei Guttaring, K. - Carinthia II, Mitt. Naturwiss. Ver. f. Ktn., 165./85.: 20-22, Klagenfurt.
- Meixner, H. (1976): Minerale Vom Martisbau im Ratteingraben bei Guttaring, Kärnten (Nachtrag zu Nr. 331-1975). Carinthia II, Mitt. Naturwiss. Ver. f. Ktn., 166./86.: 12, Klagenfurt.
- Meixner, H. (1978): Allophan und Dundasit vom Ratteingraben bei Guttaring, Kärnten. Carinthia II, Mitt. Naturwiss. Ver. f. Ktn., 169./89.: 81-82, Klagenfurt.
- Meixner, H.(1980): Zwei Vorkommen von Dundasit aus Kärnten. Der Karinthin, 82, p.159 - 163.
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
- Pichler, A. (2003): Bergbau in Ostkärnten. Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Ostkärnten. Carinthia II, 60. Sh., 304 S., Klagenfurt.

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