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Graphite mine, Wegscheid, Mühldorf, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Graphite mineMine
Wegscheid- not defined -
Mühldorf- not defined -
Waldviertel- not defined -
Lower AustriaState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 22' 7'' North , 15° 19' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ötz168 (2018)1.0km
Mühldorf346 (2018)1.4km
Niederranna149 (2018)1.7km
Elsarn am Jauerling154 (2018)2.2km
Zeining163 (2018)3.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Graphitgrube, Wegscheid, Mühldorf, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich


Abandoned graphite mine/quarry.
Located immediately north of Wegscheid (near Mühldorf, southeast of Ottenschlag).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
Delvauxite
Formula: CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Delvauxite8.DM.35CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Group 9 - Silicates
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Delvauxite42.6.6.1CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CorundumAl2O3
O DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
O CalciteCaCO3
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
SSulfur
S DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Fe PyriteFeS2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
- Weber, L. (1987): Die geologischen Grundlagen des Grafitbergbaues in Niederösterreich. Pp. 369-387 in: Kusternig, A. (Hrsg.) (1987): Bergbau in Niederösterreich. Studien und Forschungen aus dem niederösterreichischen Institut für Landeskunde, Band 10, Selbstverlag des NÖ Instituts für Landeskunde, Wien, 502 pp.
- R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)


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