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Copper occurrence, Rigausbach valley, Seydegg, Abtenau, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Copper occurrenceOccurrence
Rigausbach valleyValley
Seydegg- not defined -
Abtenau- not defined -
SalzburgState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° North , 13° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kupfervorkommen, Rigausbachtal, Seydegg, Abtenau, Salzburg, Österreich


Some blocks of copper ore were found in gravels in the lower valley. These are believed to originate from a deposit hosted by nearby volcanic rocks.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)


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