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Gypsum mine, Wienern, Bad Aussee, Styria, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 13° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~10km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Gipsgrube, Wienern, Bad Aussee, Steiermark, Österreich

Gypsum and anhydrite mine (working on an anhydrite body with a ~30 m thick alteration rim of gypsum; this body contains diabase lenses with hematite crystals).
Located just south of Wienern, at the Grundl lake ('Grundlsee').

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24 valid minerals.

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- Zirkl, E.J. (1954): Gipspseudomorphosen nach Anhydrit-zwillingen vom Grundlsee, Steiermark - Min.Mittbl.Joann., 1:12-14.
- Gross, G. (1958): Überblick über den Gips- und Anhydritbergbau Grundlsee (Steiermark) - Montan-Rundschau, 5:95-97.
- Haditsch, H.G. (1968): Bemerkungen zu einigen Mineralien (Devillin, Bleiglanz, Magnesit) aus der Gips-Anhydrit-Lagerstätte Wienern am Grundlsee, Steiermark – Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung in den Ostalpen, vol.7, 54-76.
- SCHÖLLNBERGER, W. (1973): Faziesübergänge in der Obertrias am Südrand des Toten Gebirges (Nördliche Kalkalpen, Österreich). Mitt. Ges. Geol. Bergbaustud., 21, 277.
- Meixner, H. (1974): Über ein Ägirinmineral und vulkanische Auswürflinge aus der Anhydrit/Gipslagerstätte von Wienern am Grundlsee,Steiermk. Der Karinthin, 71, p.127-132.
- Kirchner, E.Ch. (1974): Glauberit und Thenardit von der Gipslagerstätte Wienern am Grundlsee, Steiermark. Der Karinthin, 71, p.132-136.
- Kirchner, E. C. (1979): Pumpellyitführende Kissenlavabreccien in der Gips-Anhydritlagerstätte von Wienern am Grundlsee, Steiermark. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 26, 149-162.
- Taucher, J. (1997): 992: Enargit, Tirolit, Aragonit und Calcit aus dem Anhydrit-Gipsbergbau in Wienern am Grundlsee, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1995): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIVL. Carinthia II, 185/105, 161-162.

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