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Prehnitinsel, Kratzenberg, Habach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 12° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~17km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Prehnitinsel, Kratzenberg, Habachtal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich


Mineralized clefts in the contact zone of amphibolites and an intrusion of metamorphous Venediger granite (paragneiss).

Located on the slopes below the Seebachscharte and Kratzenberg mountain.
Literally the German name of the prehnite-rich locality means "Prehnite Island".


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- A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
- Niedermayr, G. (1993): 913. Ein interessanter Fund von Rutil und Aktinolith von der „Prehnitinsel" im Habachtal, Salzburg. P. 276 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.

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