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Dechant, Kreuzeck area, Kreuzeck group, Carinthia, Austriai
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Name(s) in local language(s):Dechant, Kreuzeckgebiet, Kreuzeckgruppe, Kärnten, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 50' 58'' North , 13° 10' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.84972,13.18222
GeoHash:G#: u236ebxp2
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Napplach250 (2018)7.7km
Untergratschach133 (2018)8.4km
Penk277 (2018)9.0km
Stallhofen186 (2018)9.1km
Dürnvellach173 (2018)9.6km


Large historic mining area (mainly worked in 17th and 18th century), located about 1.5 km ENE of Kreuzeck mountain at an alt. of 1800-2180 m.

Pichler (2009) describes Wasserstollen (alt. of 2170 m), Karbodenschurf (2074 m), Wetterstollen (2088 m), Fundgrubenstollen (1997 and 2226 m), Schwarzbeerzeche (2185 m), Hangstollen (1945 m), Maria(=Frauen)stollen (1915 m), Georgistollen (1875 m), Gloggenstollen (1837 m), Tagschacht (1828 m), Sumpfwiesenschurf (1802 m) and several unnamed mines and prospects.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pichler (2009)
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Pichler (2009)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

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
251.902 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3157617
Ostalpines Kristallin

Age: to Triassic (251.902 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Rochata, C. (1878): Die alten Bergbaue auf Edelmetalle in Oberkärnten. Jb.d.K.k. Geol. R.A., 28. , Wien, p.213-368.
Friedrich, O. M. (1963): Die Lagerstätten der Kreuzeckgruppe. - Monographien Kärntner Lagerstätten. 3. Teil. Arch. Lagerst.forsch. Ostalpen, 1, 1-220.
Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, Sonderheft 63, 1-416.


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