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Fraßgraben quarry (Gall quarry; Modre quarry), Fraßgraben, Kamp, Koralpe, Carinthia, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s): Steinbruch im Fraßgraben (Steinbruch Gall; Steinbruch Modre), Fraßgraben, Kamp, Koralpe, Kärnten, Österreich
A large quarry exploring pegmatites, gneisses and micaschists. Numerous minerals are reported both from the pegmatites and mineralized clefts in the surrounding rocks. The quarry was first worked by the Gall company and later, by the Modre company. Intermittently abandoned, it is now worked again since 2001.
Located in the Fraßgraben, near the road leading from St Gertraud (northeast of Wolfsberg) to the Weinebene.

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- H. Meixner: Der Karinthin 13: 25-29 (1951)
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 21 (1957)
- MEIXNER, H. (1966): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XXI. Carinthia II, 156./76., 97-108.
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 157./77.: 95 (1967)
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 165./85.: 25-26 (1975)
- Weninger, H. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 5: Steiermark und Kärnten. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 231 pp.
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 167./87.: 16-17 (1977)
- S. Heppner: Der Aufschluss 37(3): 13-16 (1986)
- J. Mörtl: Mitt. Öster. Miner. Ges. 133: 103-111 (1988)
- R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs, Vienna (1993)
- G. Niedermayr, W. Postl: Carinthia II 183./103.: 267-268 (1993)
- J. Taucher: Carinthia II 184./104.: 244-245 (1994)
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens (1995)
- Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2012): 1716) Graphit und Mesolith vom Steinbruch im Fraßgraben, Koralpe, Kärnten. P. 126 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.

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