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Teichen Mine, Langteichengraben (Lange Teichen), Kalwang, Liesing - Palten valley, Styria, Austriai
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Teichen MineMine
Langteichengraben (Lange Teichen)- not defined -
Kalwang- not defined -
Liesing - Palten valleyValley
Styria- not defined -
AustriaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Bergbau Teichen, Langteichengraben (Lange Teichen), Kalwang, Liesing-Paltental, Steiermark, Österreich
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 14° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Ancient copper mine (active since at least the 16th century), working a metamorphosed pyrite-rich massive sulfide deposit with chalcopyrite and sphalerite. Sulfur was also produced. Last operations from 1916-1928.

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23 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Chris Auer
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Schäffer, U. & Tarkian, M. (1984): Die Genese der stratiformen Sulfidlagerstätte Kalwang (Steiermark), der Grünsteinserie und einer assoziierten silikatreichen Eisenformation. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 33, 169-186.
'Chlorite Group'
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Chris Auer
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Chris Auer
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Keramohalite'
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Schäffer, U. & Tarkian, M. (1984): Die Genese der stratiformen Sulfidlagerstätte Kalwang (Steiermark), der Grünsteinserie und einer assoziierten silikatreichen Eisenformation. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 33, 169-186.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Schäffer, U. & Tarkian, M. (1984): Die Genese der stratiformen Sulfidlagerstätte Kalwang (Steiermark), der Grünsteinserie und einer assoziierten silikatreichen Eisenformation. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 33, 169-186.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Slag'
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Connellite'3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunogen'7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Bieberite'7.CB.35CoSO4 · 7H2O
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Hexahydrite'7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Pickeringite'7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Erythrite'8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Keramohalite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Slag'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bieberite29.6.10.4CoSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Keramohalite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Slag'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2O
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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- Canaval, R. (1887): Das Kiesvorkommen von Kallwang in Obersteier und der darauf bestandene Bergbau. Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereines für Steiermark, 31, 3-109. [http://www.biologiezentrum.at/pdf_frei_remote/MittNatVerSt_31_0003-0109.pdf]
- Petrascheck, W.E. (1928): Gefügestudie an der metamorphen Kieslagerstätte von Kalwang. Berg- u. Hüttenm. Jb. Leoben, xx pp.
- Pienn, H. (1977): Der ehemalige Kupferbergbau in der Kalwanger Teichen. Der Leobener Strauß, 5, 101-139.
- Schäffer, U. & Tarkian, M. (1984): Die Genese der stratiformen Sulfidlagerstätte Kalwang (Steiermark), der Grünsteinserie und einer assoziierten silikatreichen Eisenformation. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 33, 169-186.

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