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Pb deposit, Rijavitzagraben (Jeravitzagraben; Remscheniggraben), Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl), Karawanken, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 27' 24'' North , 14° 38' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.4566666667, 14.6416666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Bleilagerstätte, Rijavitzagraben (Jeravitzagraben; Remscheniggraben), Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl), Karawanken, Kärnten, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Small lead deposit in Triassic (?) or Permian (?) limestones. A number of old adits indicate some ancient mining activities in this area.

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22 valid minerals.

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Brunlechner, A. (1884): Die Minerale des Herzogthums Kärnten. F.v. Kleinmayr, Klagenfurt, 130 S.

Friedrich, O. M. (1949): Erzmikroskopische Untersuchungen an Kärntner Lagerstätten II. Der Karinthin, 5: 71-73.

Friedrich, O. M. (1960): Alte Bergbaue auf Silbererze im Bezirk Völkermarkt. Carinthia II, 15O./7O.: 85-1O4.

Meixner, H. (1957): Die Minerale Kärntens. I. Teil. Systematische Übersicht und Fundorte. Carinthia II, 21. Sh., 147 S.

Puttner , M. (1990a): Eine Tennantit-Vererzung mit Arsenaten im Rijavitza-Graben bei Eisenkappel, Kärnten. Carinthia II, 180./100.: 237-240.

Puttner M. (1990b): Adamin, Chalkophyllit, Olivenit und weitere Neufunde aus den Ostkarawanken in Kärnten. Aufschluss, 41: 262-264.

Puttner, M. (1995): Clarait, Devillin, Parnauit und andere Neubestimmungen von der Tennantit-Vererzung im Rijavitza- Graben bei Eisenkappel. Carinthia II, 185./105.: 81-88.

Niedermayr, G. et al. (2000): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLIX. - Carinthia II, 190./110.: 181-224.

Moertl, J. (2002): Carinthia II 192/112; 327.

Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Ostkärnten.

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