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Steinberg, Mühldorf, Feldbach, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 56' 4'' North , 15° 55' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.93472,15.91722
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinberg, Mühldorf, Feldbach, Steiermark, Österreich

Intermittently active quarry in basalt with miarolitic cavities.
Located on Steinberg mountain near Mühldorf, southeast of Feldbach.

Owned by Fa. Steirische Basalt- und Hartgesteinwerke Appel Steinbruch Gmbh & CO KG.

Zeolites found include mainly phillipsite and chabasite.

Mineral List

49 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated 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 does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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0 - 66 Ma

ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

2.588 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3142628
Österreichische Vulkane

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Andesite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Postl, W. & Walter, F. (1983): 559: Analcim-xx, Chabasit-xx und Apophyllit-xx aus dem Basaltsteinbruch am Steinberg bei Mühldorf, Feldbach, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1983): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXII. Carinthia II, 173/93, 359.
Postl, W. (1987): 694: Tetranatrolith und Rhodesit vom Steinbruch am Steinberg nächst Mühldorf bei Feldbach, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1987): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXVI. Carinthia II, 177/97, 321-322.
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Postl, W., Taucher, J. & Moser, B. (1996): Neue Mineralfunde im oststeirischen Vulkangebiet. Mitt. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum, 60/61, 3-76.
Niedermayr et al. (1997): Carinthia II, 187./107., 169-214 [Zeophyllite]
Taucher, J. (1999): Baryt aus dem Steinbruch am Steinberg, Mühldorf, Feldbach, Steiermark, Österreich. Annalen - Journal of Science and Art, 1, 9-10.
Postl, W. & Bojar, H.-P. (2006): 1470: Andradit aus dem Steinbruch am Steinberg bei Mühldorf, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2006): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LV. Carinthia II, 196/116, 154.

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