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Mooser dam, Mooserboden reservoir, Kaprun valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s):Moosersperre, Mooserboden-Stausee, Kapruner Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 9' 38'' North , 12° 26' 10'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Dam
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Manganese-bearing veins hosted by prasinites in the slopes east of the dam. Two of these veins were cut when the dam was constructed during the 1950s.

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The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,243 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Kolitsch, U. (2017): 2032) Klinozoisit von der Moosersperre, Kapruner Tal, Salzburg. P. 252 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kolitsch, U. (2017): 2032) Klinozoisit von der Moosersperre, Kapruner Tal, Salzburg. P. 252 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hausmannite'4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Jacobsite'4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Braunite'9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
'Bustamite'9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Piemontite'9.BG.05{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Spessartine'9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4

References

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Horninger, G. (1956): Manganminerale vom Mooserboden bei Kaprun. Tschermaks Mineral. Petrograph. Mitt. 3. Folge, 5, 48-69.
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Kolitsch, U. (2017): 2032) Klinozoisit von der Moosersperre, Kapruner Tal, Salzburg. P. 252 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.


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