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Prahmleiten adit (Pramleiten; Brandleiten), Gold mines, Schellgaden, Murwinkel, Tamsweg District, Salzburg, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Prahmleiten adit (Pramleiten; Brandleiten)Adit
Gold minesGroup of Mines
Schellgaden- not defined -
Murwinkel- not defined -
Tamsweg DistrictDistrict
SalzburgState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 3' 23'' North , 13° 34' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oberdorf127 (2018)2.6km
Gries179 (2018)3.6km
Sankt Georgen104 (2018)4.6km
Sankt Peter248 (2018)5.1km
Unterweißburg223 (2018)5.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Prahmleitenstollen (Pramleiten; Brandleiten), Goldgruben, Schellgaden, Murwinkel, Lungau, Salzburg, Österreich


Ancient gold mine, dating back to the 16th-17th century. Several adits are completely collapsed, one open adit leads into a dangerous system.
Located ESE of Kareck mountain, just below the ridge separating Salzburg and Carinthia.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


19 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: - Auer, Ch. (2019): 2123) Goyazit und Baryt aus der Prahmleiten (Brandleiten) am Katschberg, Goldbergbau Schellgaden, Lungau, Salzburg. p. 278 in Walter, F. et al. (2019): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVIII. Carinthia II, 209./129., 237-326.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Cuprite ?
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: - Auer, Ch. (2019): 2123) Goyazit und Baryt aus der Prahmleiten (Brandleiten) am Katschberg, Goldbergbau Schellgaden, Lungau, Salzburg. p. 278 in Walter, F. et al. (2019): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVIII. Carinthia II, 209./129., 237-326.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Senaite
Formula: Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Description: U-bearing; not quantitatively analysed. Possibly cleusonite?
Reference: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2007): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVI. Carinthia II, 197/117, 149-190.
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Description: It was later found that stolzite only occurs at the Stublbau Mine (C. Auer, pers. comm. to U. Kolitsch).
Reference: C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Chris Auer

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite ?4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Senaite4.CC.40Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Stolzite ?7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite ?4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB21O38
Senaite8.5.1.4Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Goyazite42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Stolzite ?48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CupriteCu2O
O StolzitePb(WO4)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
VVanadium
V SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
CrChromium
Cr SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
MnManganese
Mn SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
ZnZinc
Zn SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
YYttrium
Y SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W StolzitePb(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
UUranium
U SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
C. Auer: Lapis 20(11):11-20 (1995)
Niedermayr, G. et al. (2007): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVI. Carinthia II, 197/117, 149-190.
Auer, Ch. (2019): 2123) Goyazit und Baryt aus der Prahmleiten (Brandleiten) am Katschberg, Goldbergbau Schellgaden, Lungau, Salzburg. P. 278 in Walter, F. et al. (2019): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVIII. Carinthia II, 209./129., 237-326.

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