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Waldkirchen an der Thaya, Waldkirchen an der Thaya, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austriai
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Waldkirchen an der Thaya- not defined -
Waldkirchen an der Thaya- not defined -
Waldviertel- not defined -
Lower AustriaState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 56' 21'' North , 15° 21' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Waldkirchen an der Thaya170 (2018)0.7km
Dobersberg772 (2018)3.4km
Riegers108 (2018)4.6km
Merkengersch139 (2018)6.1km
Griesbach103 (2018)6.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Waldkirchen an der Thaya, Waldkirchen an der Thaya, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich


The small village of Waldkirchen an der Thaya in the community (Marktgemeinde) of Waldkirchen an der Thaya.

Large ultrabasite (serpeninite) body (the largest in the Bohemian Massif), intercalated between gneisses and amphibolites.

A serpentinite quarry is located within Waldkirchen, along the road to Gilgenberg.

Mineral findings on farm land around Waldkirchen. Host rock is serpentinite and peridotite.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Götzinger, M. A. (1987): Vermiculitvorkommen der Böhmischen Masse in Österreich und ihre Entstehung. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 132, 135-156.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: peter neschen collection
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: peter neschen collection; Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Opal var: Milk Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Götzinger, M. A. (1987): Vermiculitvorkommen der Böhmischen Masse in Österreich und ihre Entstehung. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 132, 135-156.
Opal var: Moss Opal
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: peter neschen collection; Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Götzinger, M. A. (1987): Vermiculitvorkommen der Böhmischen Masse in Österreich und ihre Entstehung. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 132, 135-156.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Milk Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Moss Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
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
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Opal
var: Milk Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Moss Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H Opal (var: Milk Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O Opal (var: Milk Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si Opal (var: Milk Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

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Huber, S., Huber, P. (1977): Mineralfundstellen. Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. - 271 p., München - Innsbruck (Christian Weise, Pinguin).
Götzinger, M. A. (1987): Vermiculitvorkommen der Böhmischen Masse in Österreich und ihre Entstehung. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 132, 135-156.
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)


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