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Municipal quarry (Dick quarry), Böckstein, Bad Gastein, St. Johann im Pongau District, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Municipal quarry (Dick quarry)Quarry
Böckstein- not defined -
Bad GasteinMunicipality
St. Johann im Pongau DistrictDistrict
SalzburgState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 5' 26'' North , 13° 7' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bad Gastein3,980 (2018)3.0km
Vorderschneeberg608 (2018)6.0km
Gadaunern217 (2018)6.8km
Anger1,380 (2018)7.3km
Heissingfelding716 (2018)8.2km
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.

The coordinates are these of Böckstein town center.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Habit: flattened chisel-shaped crystals to 6 mm
Colour: brown
Reference: Strasser, A. (1989) : Die Minerale Salzburgs, Eigenverlag, Salzburg 1989
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Habit: bipyramidal and thick tabular crystals
Colour: brown, yellow, deep blue
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Colour: white
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Brannerite ?
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Habit: tabular crystals to 5 mm
Colour: light brown
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: peter neschen collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: octahedrons
Colour: light green
Fluorescence: pale blue at ambient temperature, light yellow-green in the cold (long-wave UV light)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Gadolinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Habit: crystals up to 4mm
Colour: light to dark green
Fluorescence: none
Reference: Wittern A., Taschenbuch der Mineralienfundstellen Mitteleuropas, Österreich, 1994, S.22
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Habit: crystals to 4 mm
Colour: pale green to deep green
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Habit: tabular crystals, often corroded
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Habit: thin tabular crystals
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
'K Feldspar'
Habit: crystals to 1.5 cm, occasionally twins after the Baveno law
Colour: white
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Habit: crystals to 1.5 cm, occasionally twins after the Baveno law
Colour: white
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Description: one single 1 mm crystal known
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Habit: six-sided prisms to 0.5 mm
Colour: colourless, with milky white cores
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: crystals to 10 cm, frequently double-terminated
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Habit: crystals to 10 cm, frequently double-terminated
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: crystals to 10 cm, frequently double-terminated
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Colour: straw-yellow
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Habit: pseudohexagonal crystals to 4 mm
Colour: greyish violet, grey, brown
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Aeschynite-(Y)4.DF.05(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brannerite ?4.DH.05UTi2O6
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Gadolinite-(Ce) ?9.AJ.20(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Aeschynite-(Y)8.3.6.3(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Brannerite ?8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Gadolinite-(Ce) ?54.2.1b.2(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Gadolinite-(Y)54.2.1b.3Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BeBeryllium
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O CalciteCaCO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
YYttrium
Y Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Y Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
LaLanthanum
La Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
CeCerium
Ce Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
NdNeodymium
Nd Gadolinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
ThThorium
Th Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- 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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