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Umberg, Wernberg, Villach, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 39' 46'' North , 14° 2' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.66278,14.03889
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Umberg, Wernberg, Villach, Kärnten, Österreich


Ancient Pb-Zn mining area.
Located near Umberg, about 9 km ENE of Villach.


Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

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
252.17 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3136148
Ostalpines Kristallin

Age: to Permian (252.17 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{marble,amphibolite}

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]

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References

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- Canaval R. (1893): Das Erzvorkommen am Umberg bei Wernberg in Kärnten. Jb. naturhist. Landesmus.Kärnten, 22: 174-185, Klagenfurt.
- Meixner, H. (1950): Kurzbericht über neue Kärntner Minerale und Mineralfundorte IV. Der Karinthin, 11, 255-257.
- Niedermayr, G. & Brandstätter, F. (1992): Boulangerit von Umberg bei Wernberg, Kärnten. Pp. 125-126 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (1992): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIL. Carinthia II, 182./102., 113-158.
- Taucher, J. & Jakely, D. (1993): Freibergit, Gold und Zn-hältiger Malachit vom aufgelassenen Bergbau am Wernberg, Kärnten, Österreich. Matrixx Mineralogische Nachrichten aus Österreich, 2, 39-41.
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
- Hiden, R. (1997): Blei-Zink-Vorkommen in Kärnten - Teil II. Der Steirische Mineralog, 11, 29-32.

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