Silver mines (Knappenstube), Hochtor area, Seidlwinkl valley, Rauris valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° 5' 14'' North , 12° 50' 27'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||47.08722,12.84083|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||ET : Tundra|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Silbergruben (Knappenstube), Hochtor-Gebiet, Seidlwinkltal, Rauriser Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich|
Relicts of mediaeval silver mines, working mineralizations in Triassic calcic marbles.
Located north of the Hochtor at an elevation of 2460-2550 m asl. More ancient workings are found south of the Hochtor, in Carinthia (see http://www.mindat.org/loc-46556.html).
27 valid minerals.
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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66 - 252.17 Ma
|Mesozoic Tectonic assemblages, metamorphic schist belts, melanges|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)
Lithology: Tectonic assemblages, metamorphic schist belts, melanges
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.