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Municipal quarry (Dick quarry), Böckstein, Gastein valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 13° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~16km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Gemeindesteinbruch (Dickbruch), Böckstein, Gasteiner Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich

Quarry (long abandoned) with mineralized clefts in a granite-gneiss, disseminated by aplite and pegmatite veins.
Outcrops of the same rock also occur at the Moos locality (see there).

Located east of Böckstein.

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22 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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- Meixner, H. (1971): Zur "Salzburg"-Exkursion der Österr.Mineralogischen Gesellschaft Oktober 1971 - 4) Minerale im alten Granitsteinbruch ober der Haltestelle Böckstein, vol.65, p.239-240.
- Stroh, R. (1973): Neue Mineralfunde aus Kärnten/Salzburg und Osttirol - Neufunde Gemeindesteinbruch. Der Karinthin, 69, p.48
- Beyer, H.(1976): Phenakit von Böckstein. Der Karinthin, 76, p.284-287.
- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989

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