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Lead mines, Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberg valley, Sill valley (Wipp valley), North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Lead minesGroup of Mines
Obernberg am Brenner- not defined -
Obernberg valleyValley
Sill valley (Wipp valley)Valley
North Tyrol- not defined -
TyrolState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 0' 35'' North , 11° 23' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Obernberg am Brenner363 (2018)1.7km
Gschnitz434 (2018)5.2km
Gries am Brenner1,361 (2018)7.2km
Trins1,277 (2018)8.3km
Brennero247 (2015)8.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Bleigruben, Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


Ancient lead-zinc mines, working irregularly distributed, vein- and lens-like, unmetamorphosed fluorite-galena-sphalerite mineralizations (rarely also fahlore) in dolomitized Triassic limestones of the Wetterstein formation.
Several adits, e.g., Viktor adit (Viktorstollen) and Friedrich adit (Friedrichstollen).

Fluorite crystals (colourless or violet) are mined by collectors.

Mining apparently already started during Roman times, later followed by activities in the 14th century until the early 17th century. An old adit was re-opened in the early 19th century but soon abandoned. No activity since 1920.

Located on Kühberg mountain near Obernberg.


Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


35 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004); Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Strasser, M. (2010): 1633) Bindheimit, Geokronit und Langit von Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol. Pp. 220-221 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Kolitsch, U. (2016): 1969) Nadeliger und hohlzylindrischer Boulangerit sowie Kommentare zum beschriebenen „Antimonit“ und „Jamesonit“ aus der Pb-Zn-Lagerstätte Obernberg am Brenner, Nordtirol. Pp. 215-216 in Walter, F. et al. (2016): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXV. Carinthia II, 206./126., 203-250.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Canaval, R. (1914): Über den Silbergehalt der Bleierze in den triadischen Kalken der Ostalpen. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 22, 157-163.; Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Description: Only visual ID.
Reference: Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Kühn, H. M. (1967): Zum Flußspat von Obernberg. Aufschluss, 18 (5), 162.; Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Strasser, M. (2010): 1633) Bindheimit, Geokronit und Langit von Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol. Pp. 220-221 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.; Hanke, M. & Kotal, K. (2010): Neues von Obernberg in Tirol: Geokronit und Mimetesit. Lapis 35 (12), 24.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: C.Auer (2015)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/%D6sterreich/Tirol/Innsbruck%20Land%2C%20Bezirk/Wipptal/Obernberg
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Jamesonite ?
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Description: PXRD- and SXRD analyses show all studied "jamesonite" to be boulangerite (Kolitsch, 2016).
Reference: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88; Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004); Kolitsch, U. (2016): 1969) Nadeliger und hohlzylindrischer Boulangerit sowie Kommentare zum beschriebenen „Antimonit“ und „Jamesonit“ aus der Pb-Zn-Lagerstätte Obernberg am Brenner, Nordtirol. Pp. 215-216 in Walter, F. et al. (2016): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXV. Carinthia II, 206./126., 203-250.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Strasser, M. (2010): 1633) Bindheimit, Geokronit und Langit von Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol. Pp. 220-221 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/%D6sterreich/Tirol/Innsbruck%20Land%2C%20Bezirk/Wipptal/Obernberg (ID by Raman spectroscopy)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004); Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Strasser, M. (2010): 1633) Bindheimit, Geokronit und Langit von Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol. Pp. 220-221 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Hanke, M. & Kotal, K. (2010): Neues von Obernberg in Tirol: Geokronit und Mimetesit. Lapis 35 (12), 24.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Canaval, R. (1914): Über den Silbergehalt der Bleierze in den triadischen Kalken der Ostalpen. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 22, 157-163.; Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Canaval, R. (1914): Über den Silbergehalt der Bleierze in den triadischen Kalken der Ostalpen. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 22, 157-163.; Lapis 29(6), 13-26 (2004)
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50.
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Reference: Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50; Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Strasser, M. (2010): 1633) Bindheimit, Geokronit und Langit von Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol. Pp. 220-221 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Description: Reported by Canaval (1913), but modern analyses show this material to be boulangerite (Kolitsch, 2016).
Reference: Canaval, R. (1913): Das Erzvorkommen von Obernberg bei Gries am Brenner. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 21, 293-299.; Canaval, R. (1914): Über den Silbergehalt der Bleierze in den triadischen Kalken der Ostalpen. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 22, 157-163.; Carinthia II, 158./78. (1968), 96-115; Kolitsch, U. (2016): 1969) Nadeliger und hohlzylindrischer Boulangerit sowie Kommentare zum beschriebenen „Antimonit“ und „Jamesonit“ aus der Pb-Zn-Lagerstätte Obernberg am Brenner, Nordtirol. Pp. 215-216 in Walter, F. et al. (2016): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXV. Carinthia II, 206./126., 203-250.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50.
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Brandstätter, F. (1993): 909. Vermiculit aus dem ehemaligen Pb-Zn-Bergbau Obernberg am Brenner, Tirol. P. 275 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. Taucher & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103., 265-290.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Lapis 29(6), 13-24 (2004)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geocronite2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Jamesonite ?2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite ?2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite ?2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Geocronite3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite ?3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
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 Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O CupriteCu2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S GreenockiteCdS
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S StibniteSb2S3
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Jurassic - Permian
145 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3159633
Zentralalpines Permo-Mesozoikum

Age: Phanerozoic (145 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonates, consolidated

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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- Gasser, G. (1913): Die Mineralien Tirols. Innsbruck.
- Canaval, R. (1913): Das Erzvorkommen von Obernberg bei Gries am Brenner. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 21, 293-299.
- Canaval, R. (1914): Über den Silbergehalt der Bleierze in den triadischen Kalken der Ostalpen. Z. f. prakt. Geol. 22, 157-163.
- Werthmann, E. (1966): Die Blei-Zink-Lagerstätten Hochgleirsch (Nördliche Kalkalpen) und Obernberg (Brennermesozoikum), ein Vergleich. Unveröff. Diss., Univ. Innsbruck, 82 S.
- Kühn, H. M. (1967): Zum Flußspat von Obernberg. Aufschluss, 18 (5), 162.
- Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
- MEIXNER, H. (1968): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XXIII. Carinthia II, 158./78., 96-115.
- Werthmann, E. (1969): Gefügekundliche und genetische Untersuchungen an der Blei-Zink-Erzlagerstätte "Obernberg" am Brenner. Radex-Rdsch., 1969 (4), 681-689.
- Brandstätter, F. (1993): 909. Vermiculit aus dem ehemaligen Pb-Zn-Bergbau Obernberg am Brenner, Tirol. P. 275 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. Taucher & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103., 265-290.
- Schedl, A. (2003): Lagerstätten und Vorkommen mineralischer Rohstoffe (Erze, Industrieminerale, Energierohstoffe) auf Blatt 148 Brenner. Geologische Bundesanstalt - Arbeitstagung 2003: „Brenner“, Geologische Bundesanstalt, Wien, 129-139. [http://opac.geologie.ac.at/wwwopacx/wwwopac.ashx?command=getcontent&server=images&value=ATA_2003_129.pdf]
- Strasser, M. & Hanke, M. (2004): Nicht nur Fluorit: Kleine mineralogische Kostbarkeiten von Obernberg, Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 13-21; 50.
- Hanke, M. & Strasser, M. (2004): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen von Obernberg/Tirol. Lapis 29 (6), 22-24; 50.
- Mang, M. (2004): Fluorit aus Obernberg. Lapis 29 (6), 25.
- Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Strasser, M. (2010): 1633) Bindheimit, Geokronit und Langit von Obernberg am Brenner, Obernberger Tal, Silltal (Wipptal), Nordtirol. Pp. 220-221 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
- Hanke, M. & Kotal, K. (2010): Neues von Obernberg in Tirol: Geokronit und Mimetesit. Lapis 35 (12), 24.
- Kolitsch, U. (2016): 1969) Nadeliger und hohlzylindrischer Boulangerit sowie Kommentare zum beschriebenen „Antimonit“ und „Jamesonit“ aus der Pb-Zn-Lagerstätte Obernberg am Brenner, Nordtirol. Pp. 215-216 in Walter, F. et al. (2016): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXV. Carinthia II, 206./126., 203-250.

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