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Wurf Alp, Enzingerboden, Stubach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Wurf AlpMountain
Enzingerboden- not defined -
Stubach valleyValley
Hohe Tauern- not defined -

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 10' 52'' North , 12° 38' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Stubach158 (2018)9.6km
Jesdorf491 (2018)11.3km
Niedernsill835 (2018)11.3km
Lengdorf449 (2018)11.4km
Steindorf586 (2018)11.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Wurfalm, Enzingerboden, Stubachtal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich

Serpentinite outcrop. The serpentinite is part of an ultrabasite body, which extends over a length of about 5.5 km, from a point south of Schneiderau to Rötenkogel mountain. To the northeast, this ultrabasite contacts amphibolites of the Habach formation.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Nickeline ?
Formula: NiAs
Description: Friedrich (1953) reports 'Nickelkies' from the Wurf Alp, which could mean nickel-skutterudite ('Weißnickelkies') or nickeline ('Rotnickelkies'). According to Strasser (1989), nickeline is more likely.
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Nickeline ?2.CC.05NiAs

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

Ni NickelineNiAs
As NickelineNiAs


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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- O.M. Friedrich: Radex-Rundschau 1953: 371-407
- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989

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