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Schottenauergraben, Schottenau, Mosinzgraben, Hüttenberg, Friesach - Hüttenberg area, Carinthia, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s):Schottenauergraben, Schottenau, Mosinzgraben, Hüttenberg, Region Friesach - Hüttenberg, Kärnten, Österreich

Ancient iron mine, working a small siderite lens hosted by gneisses and micaschists. The old dumps were largely swept away during a high-water period in 1950. In the upper Schottenauergraben, a gold-bearing quartz vein crops out.

Mineral List

16 valid minerals.

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- H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 21 (1957)
- Paar, W.H. & Meixner, H. (1980): Neues zu Mineralparagenesen des Hüttenberger Erzberges und damit verwandter Mineralisationen, I. Carinthia II, 170./90., 65-75.
- G. Kandutsch: Carinthia II 178./98.:171-172 (1988)
- F. Münichsdorfer: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 48 (1989)
- J. Taucher: Carinthia II 191./111.:142-143 (2001)
- Puttner, M. (2002): Witherit von Mairist bei St. Donat; Gold aus dem Schottenauer Graben, Hüttenberg; Koninckit von Oberbuchach, Gailtal sowie Bournonit und Chalkostibit vom Dragonerfels-Bergstein (Kärnten) - ein Nachtrag. Carinthia II, 192./112., 255-260.

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