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Brennkogel south slope, Hochtor area, Glockner group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 5' 49'' North , 12° 49' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.09722,12.81917
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Brennkogel Südflanke, Hochtor-Gebiet, Glocknergruppe, Hohe Tauern, Kärnten, Österreich


Mineralized clefts and ancient gold mining area.
Located about 2.5 km NW of Hochtor pass.

See also the northern slopes of the Brennkogel (in Salzburg).

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

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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Mesozoic
66 - 252.17 Ma



ID: 1378234
Mesozoic Tectonic assemblages, metamorphic schist belts, melanges

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)

Comments: Rocks distinguished in compilation sources primarily as part of a tectonic assemblage, belts of schist and mylonite of mixed parentage, and tectonic melanges.

Lithology: Tectonic assemblages, metamorphic schist belts, melanges

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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



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References

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- Rochata, C. (1878): Die alten Bergbaue auf Edelmetalle in Oberkärnten. Jb. K.k. Geol. R.-A., 28, 213-368.
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 21 (1957)
- F. Ertl, S. Ertl: Der Aufschluss 25(5): 237-295 (1974)
- H. Breitfuss, W. Paar: Der Karinthin 96: 461-464 (1987)
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens (1995)
- W. Günther, W. Paar, F. Gruber, V. Höck (2000): "Schatzkammer Hohe Tauern - 2000 Jahre Goldbergbau". Anton Pustet (Salzburg, Munich).
- A. Pichler (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten - Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, 63. Sonderheft, 1-416.

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