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Uranium prospect, Moserkopf, Tweng, Taurach valley, Lungau, Salzburg, Austriai
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Uranium prospectProspect
Moserkopf- not defined -
Tweng- not defined -
Taurach valleyValley
Lungau- not defined -
Salzburg- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Uranversuchsabbau, Moserkopf, Tweng, Taurachtal, Lungau, Salzburg, Österreich
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 13° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Prospection adit, driven in the 1970s to explore a uranium mineralization in quartz-phyllite. The deposit is genetically related to the uranium mineralizations in the Forstau valley.
Located east of Tweng, on the northwest slope of Moserkopf mountain.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Graphite
Formula: C
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
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 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O UraniniteUO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S SulphurS8
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AsArsenic
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Erkan, E. (1977): Uran- und gipsführendes Permoskyth der östlichen Ostalpen. Jahrb. Geol. B.-A., 120, 343-400.
International Uranium Resources Evaluation Project, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1981): IUREP Orientation Phase Mission – Austria: Summary Report. OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, 1981, 25 pp., Paris.
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989).
Weber, L., Hrsg. (1997): Handbuch der Lagerstätten der Erze, Industrieminerale und Energierohstoffe Österreichs: Erläuterungen zur metallogenetischen Karte von Österreich 1:500.000 unter Einbeziehung der Industrieminerale und Energierohstoffe. Archiv f. Lagerstättenforschung 19, 607 S.
Schachinger, T., Bernhard, F. & Kolitsch, U. (2015): 1933) Jarosit, Metazeunerit, Schwefel und Tennantit vom Moserkopf bei Tweng, Lungau, Salzburg. Pp. 238-239 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2015): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIV. Carinthia II, 205./125., 207-280.


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