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Schlegeis tunnel, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 23'' North , 11° 42' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.03961,11.70771
Name(s) in local language(s):Schlegeisstollen, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe


Minerals from clefts in gneisses that were cut during the construction of the pressure duct leading from the Schlegeis reservoir ("Schlegeisspeicher") to the Ziller valley hydroelectric power plant.

Mineral List


23 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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Mesozoic
66 - 252.17 Ma
Mesozoic Tectonic assemblages, metamorphic schist belts, melanges

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)

Comments: Rocks distinguished in compilation sources primarily as part of a tectonic assemblage, belts of schist and mylonite of mixed parentage, and tectonic melanges.

Lithology: Tectonic assemblages, metamorphic schist belts, melanges

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

- R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
- Taucher J. (1995): Gustavit, Chalkopyrit und Dolomit aus dem Schlegeisstollen, Zillertal, Tirol, Österreich. Matrixx Mineralogische Nachrichten aus Österreich, 4, 9-16.

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