SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Ritterkopf, Ritterkopf massif, Hüttwinkl valley, Rauris valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Ritterkopf- not defined -
Ritterkopf massifMassif
Hüttwinkl valleyValley
Rauris valleyValley
Hohe Tauern- not defined -
SalzburgState
AustriaCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 6' 8'' North , 12° 56' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bucheben162 (2018)6.8km
Seidlwinkl371 (2018)10.4km
Heiligenblut1,069 (2013)10.6km
Apriach121 (2018)10.7km
Rojach136 (2018)11.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Ritterkopf, Ritterkopf-Massiv, Hüttwinkltal, Rauriser Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich


Mineralized clefts in micaschists and prasinites.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 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.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 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.
'Chlorite Group'
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 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.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 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.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 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.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Martin Gruell collection
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 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.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O RutileTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
TeTellurium
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Strasser, A. (1989) Die Minerale Salzburgs, Eigenverlag, Salzburg, 348 pages.
Walter, F., Ettinger, K. (2005): The origin of hollow tubes in Alpine quartz crystals. 3rd Symposion of the Hohe Tauern National Park for Research in Protected Areas, 245-249.

Localities in this Region

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

Austria
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 8, 2019 10:32:37 Page generated: September 21, 2019 23:41:53
Go to top of page