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Einberg, Seydegg, Abtenau, Salzburg, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 37' 2'' North , 13° 21' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.617319, 13.360252
Name(s) in local language(s):Einberg, Seydegg, Abtenau, Salzburg, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe


Outcrops of metapelitic rocks, disseminated by narrow clefts and containing numerous rhombohedral cavities to 1 cm across left by dissolved carbonates. Dark blue crossite crystals, sometimes forming star-shaped aggregates, are abundant here. Fibrous crossite and magnesioriebeckite can be included in quartz crystals, giving them a dark blue colour.

Located on Einberg mountain, 2 km NW of Seydegg and about 6 km NNE of Abtenau.

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10 valid minerals.

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References

- Meixner, H. (1971): Zur "Salzburg"-Exkursion der Österr.Mineralogischen Gesellschaft Oktober 1971 - 6) Im Gipsbergbaugebiet um Golling-Abtenau; Der Karinthin, vol.65, p.242-244.
- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)

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