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Wölch, Frantschach-St Gertraud, Carinthia, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 14° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Wölch, Frantschach-St. Gertraud, Kärnten, Österreich


Ancient iron mining area, located near St Gertraud.
Considered an eastern continuation of the limestone-hosted iron ore mineralisation of the Hüttenberg area.

Redlich (1931) names a western deposit (Benedikti- and Josefi adit) and an eastern deposit (Georgi- and Johanni adit).


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References

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- Redlich, Karl, A. (1931): Die Geologie der Innerösterreichischen Eisenerzlagerstätten, Prag.
- Meixner, H. (1937): Bindheimit und seine Paragenese aus den Lagerstätten Oberzeiring (Steiermark), Hüttenberg, Waitschach, Olsa, Wölch (alle Kärnten). Zentralbl. f. Min., Abt. A, 2, 38-44.
- Paar, W. (1975): Notiz über ein neues Vorkommen von Pharmakosiderit-xx von Wölch, Kärnten. Der Karinthin, 72/73, p.160-162.
- Meixner, H. (1975): Leadhillit aus Kärnten. Der Karinthin, 72/73, p.181-184.
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
- Taucher J. & Hollerer Ch. E. (1995): Jamesonit, Cerussit, Markasit, Ranciéit, Todorokit und Jarosit von Wölch bei St.Gertraud im Lavanttal, Kärnten, sowie über "Wölchit" von Kärnten und der Steiermark, Österreich. Matrixx Mineralogische Nachrichten aus Österreich, Bd. 4, 39-51.

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