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Melker Scharte, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 56'' North , 11° 49' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.048785, 11.832245
Name(s) in local language(s):Melker Scharte, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich

Clefts near the contact of granite-gneiss to micaschists and chlorite schists.

Located on the slope southeast of the Melker Scharte, northeast of Ochsner mountain. The Melker Scharte is a ridge connecting the Zemmgrund valley with the Gunggl valley.

Mineral List

11 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Paleozoic252.17 - 541 MaPaleozoic plutonic rocks

Plutonic rocks

Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.

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- Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
- Taucher, J. (2011): Himmelblau gefärbter Calcit mit Aquamarin neben Adular, Albit, Anatas, Brookit, Sagenit, Fluorapatit, Quarz, Muskovit, Pyrit, Ankerit? und Goethit/Limonit von der Melkerscharte, Gunggl, Zillertaler Alpen, Tirol. Der Steirische Mineralog 25, 49-50.

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