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Basalt quarry, Pauliberg, Kobersdorf, Oberpullendorf, Burgenland, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 34' 60'' North , 16° 19' 60'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.5833333333, 16.3333333333
Name(s) in local language(s):Basaltbruch, Pauliberg, Kobersdorf, Oberpullendorf, Burgenland, Österreich

Active basalt quarry.
Minerals in fissures and voids of the basalt, as well as in xenoliths.
A good micromounting locality.

Note on the mineral list: comprehensive article on locality in the works (Uwe Kolitsch et al., 2007-2015); mineral list will be updated soon.

NOTE: Collection was prohibited in 2015.

Mineral List

59 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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- Jugovics, L. (1939): Die Basalte des Pauliberges im Burgenland (Gau Niederdonau). Chemie der Erde 12, 158-207.
- Zirkl, E. J. (1953): Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Basaltvorkommen vom Pauliberg und Oberpullendorf in Burgenland und des Nephelinbasanits vom Steinberg bei Feldbach in Steiermark. Burgenländische Heimatblätter15, 135-142.
- Zirkl, E. (1964): Die Hohlraumausfüllungen im Basalt des Pauliberges, Burgenland. Wiss. Arb. aus dem Burgenland, 31, 205-216.
- Piso, E. (1970): Zusammensetzung und Genese der Basalte des Pauliberges und von Stoob-Oberpullendorf (Burgenland). – Tschermak's Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt. 14, 103-139.
- Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. Christian Weise Verlag, München & Pinguin-Verlag, Innsbruck, 270 pp.
- Schebesta, K. (1983): Der Pauliberg - Eine Micromountfundstelle vor den Toren Wiens. Eisenblüte, 4 (10), 8-11.
- Niedermayr, G. & Postl, W. (1987): 697. Erionit, Chabasit und Granat (Andradit) aus dem Basalt vom Pauliberg, Burgenland. In: Niedermayr, G. et al., Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich, XXXVI, Carinthia II, Klagenfurt, 177/97, 324-325.
- Postl, W. (1989): 774. Phillipsit aus dem Basalt vom Pauliberg, Burgenland.- in: Niedermayr, G. et al., Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXXVIII, Carinthia II, Klagenfurt, 179./99., 266.
- Postl, W. (1991): 843. Harmotom aus dem Basalt vom Pauliberg, Burgenland.- in: Niedermayr, G. et al., Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XL, Carinthia II, Klagenfurt, 181/101, 168.
- Schreiber, W. (1998): Die Mineralien der Osumilith-Gruppe aus dem Basaltvorkommen am Pauliberg, Burgenland. – Unveröffentl. Diplomarbeit, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, 125 S.
- Postl, W., Bernhard, F. & Bojar, H.-P. (2005): 1416: Perowskit bzw. Mg-reicher Ilmenit und Graphit aus dem Steinbruch am Pauliberg, Burgenland. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2005): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIV. Carinthia II, 195/115, 300-301.
- Kolitsch, U., Postl, W., Bojar H.-P., & Trattner, W. (2009): Die Mineralvorkommen im Basalt des Pauliberges. In: Autorenkollektiv (Red. M. A. Götzinger und P. Huber) (2009): Die Mineralien des Burgenlandes - Geologie, Mineralogie und mineralische Rohstoffe. – Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 126, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Abteilung 7 - Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt, 82-99.
- Kolitsch, U., Postl, W., Bojar, H.-P. & Trattner, W. (201x): Lapis (in prep.)

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