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Gold mines, Hirzbach Alp, Fusch, Fusch valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Gold minesGroup of Mines
Hirzbach AlpMountain
Fusch- not defined -
Fusch valleyValley
Hohe Tauern- not defined -
SalzburgState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 13' 20'' North , 12° 47' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Zeller-Fusch494 (2018)2.9km
Taxenbacher-Fusch225 (2018)3.9km
Kaprun3,177 (2018)6.0km
Vorfusch246 (2018)6.2km
Krössenbach762 (2018)7.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Goldbergbau, Hirzbachalm, Fusch, Fuschertal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich


Ancient gold mines, working gold-bearing quartz-carbonate veins hosted by chlorite schists. The portals of some adits are still visible on the slopes above the Hirzbach Alp, but none of them is still accessible. Located about 2 km west of Fusch.

Grid reference located about on Aegidi adit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
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
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Strasser, A. (1989) Die Minerale Salzburgs, Eigenverlag, Salzburg, 348 pages.

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