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Schwazer Eisenstein, Arzberg, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s):Schwazer Eisenstein, Arzberg, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria


Ancient iron mining area, worked from the 17th century until 1886. Iron carbonates were the main ores in this deposit. Some of the mines were also worked for silver.
Located about 2.5 km south of Schwaz.

NOTE: Not to be confused with Schwader Eisenstein, a separate locality.

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33 valid minerals.

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References

- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1009.
- Lukas, W. (1971): Die Siderit-Fahlerz-Kupferkies-Lagerstätte des Arzberges bei Schwaz in Tirol. — Veröffentl. d. Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 51: 111-118.
- Lapis (1994): 19(7/8): 13-78.

 
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