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Eschach Alp (Eschachboden; Martinlager), Obertalbach valley, Schladminger Tauern, Schladming, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 18' 8'' North , 13° 42' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.30244,13.70566
Name(s) in local language(s):Eschachalm (Eschachboden; Martinlager), Obertal, Schladminger Tauern, Schladming, Steiermark, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Reworked during WW2 when some large ore boulders were discovered that contained boulangerite and bournonite.

Underground workings are partly accessible.

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30 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Comments: Ötztal crystalline basement, Schladming crystalline complex; Austroalpine crystalline basement, Upper- (Middle-) Austroalpine

Lithology: Paragneiss

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

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- FRIEDRICH, O. (1933): Silberreiche Bleiglanz-Fahlerzlagerstätten in den Schladminger Tauern und allgemeine Bemerkungen über den Vererzungsvorgang. Berg- und Hüttenmännisches Jahrbuch der Montanistischen Hochschule in Leoben 81 (3), 84-99
- MEIXNER, H. (1941): Langit aus Cornwall und von Eschach (Schladminger Tauern), Steiermark. Zentralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie in Verbindung mit dem Neuen Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Abteilung A: Mineralogie und Petrographie 1941, 11-17.
- Friedrich, O.M. (1967): Monographie der Erzlagerstätten bei Schladming, 1. Teil - Martinlager in der Eschachalm. Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung in den Ostalpen, 5, 103-110.
- Schachinger, T., Bernard, F. & Kolitsch, U. (2012): 1769) Mineralfunde vom Martinlager im Obertal bei Schladming, Steiermark. Pp. 167-168 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.

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