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Max Mine, Kreuth, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 13° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~13km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Max, Kreuth, Revier Bleiberg, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Kärnten, Österreich


Located near Kreuth, about 6 km west of Bad Bleiberg.

Regions containing this locality

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,211 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Galena
Formula: PbS
Habit: octahedrons
Colour: Lead-grey
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: peter neschen collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Habit: dense agate-like masses
Colour: white
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Loseyite ?
Formula: (Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
Reference: King, V., 2006, Loseyite ..., Mineral News, v. 23 (2), p. 1,3-4; G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Habit: Hextetrahedral
Colour: Brown, dark brown, black
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Habit: amorphe
Colour: brown
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Wulfenite var: Calcian Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Loseyite ?5.BA.30(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
var: Calcian Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Loseyite ?16a.5.3.1(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS
Wulfenite
var: Calcian Wulfenite
-Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Loseyite(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C Loseyite(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O Wulfenite (var: Calcian Wulfenite)Pb(MoO4)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Loseyite(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Loseyite(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GreenockiteCdS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Loseyite(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Loseyite(Mn2+,Zn,Mg)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo Wulfenite (var: Calcian Wulfenite)Pb(MoO4)
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb Wulfenite (var: Calcian Wulfenite)Pb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

References

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SCHROLL, E. (1953): Über Minerale und Spurenelemente, Vererzung und Entstehung der Blei-Zink-Lagerstätte Bleiberg-Kreuth in Österreich. Mitt. d. Österr. Mineral. Ges., Sdh. 2, 60 S., Wien.
SCHULZ, O. (1956): Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Raibler Dolomit-Vererzung. Grube Max in Kreuth. Anz. Österr. Akad. Wiss., math. -nat. Kl., 93, 15, S. 181-185, Wien.
SCHULZ, O. (1957): Zur Raibler Dolomitvererzung der Grube Max in Kreuth (Kärnten). Berg- u. Hüttenm. Mh., 102, S. 241-242, Wien.
SCHULZ, O. (1958): Die Pb-Zn-Vererzung der Raibler Schichten im Bergbau Bleiberg-Kreuth (Grube Max) als Beispiel submariner Lagerstättenbildung. Unveröff. Habilitationsschrift, Univ. Innsbruck, 75 S., Innsbruck.
SCHULZ, O. (1958): Die Pb-Zn-Vererzung der Raibler Schichten im Bergbau Bleiberg - Kreuth (Grube Max), als Beispiel sublimariner Lagerstättenbildung. Der Karinthin, Folge 37: 277-278, Klagenfurt.
SCHULZ, O. (1959): Studien an Zinkblenden im Bereich der erzführenden Raibler Schichten der Grube Max, Kreuth (Kärnten). Berg- u. Hüttenm. Mh., 104, S. 187-193, Wien.
SCHULZ, O. (1960): Die Pb-Zn-Vererzung der Raibler Schichten im Bergbau Bleiberg-Kreuth (Grube Max). Carinthia II, Sh. 22, 93 S., Klagenfurt.


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