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Preg (Hartsteinwerk quarry), St Lorenzen bei Knittelfeld, Knittelfeld, Styria, Austriai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 17' 2'' North , 14° 56' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kraubath an der Mur995 (2018)2.1km
Leising239 (2018)2.1km
Preggraben101 (2018)2.2km
Niederdorf125 (2018)2.3km
Sankt Stefan ob Leoben1,022 (2018)4.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kraubath
Name(s) in local language(s):
Preg (Hartsteinwerke Preg), St. Lorenzen bei Knittelfeld, Knittelfeld, Steiermark, Österreich


Large serpentinite quarry operated by Pronat Steinbruch Preg GmbH.
A small amphibolite outcrop was accessible around 2005.
Access is not allowed.

Located near Preg, about 3 km south of Kraubath, opposite the Gulsen quarry.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Chris Auer collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: peter neschen collection
Artinite
Formula: Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Reference: peter neschen collection
Awaruite ?
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Brugnatellite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: C.Auer (2019)
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: C.Auer (2019)
Coalingite
Formula: Mg10Fe3+2(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Chris Auer collection
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Magnesite var: Gelmagnesite
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Chris Auer collection
Mcguinnessite
Formula: (Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
Pyroaurite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Chris Auer collection
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Zaratite ?
Formula: Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Reference: Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite ?1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Artinite5.DA.10Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Brugnatellite5.DA.45Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Coalingite5.DA.55Mg10Fe3+2(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Gelmagnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Mcguinnessite5.BA.10(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Pyroaurite5.DA.50Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Zaratite ?5.DA.15Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite ?1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Mcguinnessite16a.3.1.4(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Artinite16b.3.1.1Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Zaratite ?16b.4.1.1Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Pyroaurite16b.6.2.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Brugnatellite16b.7.5.1Mg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Coalingite16b.7.6.1Mg10Fe3+2(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Aragonite-CaCO3
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Magnesite
var: Gelmagnesite
-MgCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
H CoalingiteMg10Fe23+(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
CCarbon
C PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
C CoalingiteMg10Fe23+(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
C ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
O CoalingiteMg10Fe23+(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Mg CoalingiteMg10Fe23+(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SSulfur
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S MilleriteNiS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
FeIron
Fe PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Fe BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2O
Fe CoalingiteMg10Fe23+(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2O
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
CuCopper
Cu Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu

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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Cenozoic - Late Cretaceous
0 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3158242
Ostalpines Kristallin

Age: Phanerozoic (0 - 100.5 Ma)

Description: ophiolite complex

Lithology: Major:{plutonic ultramafic group}, Minor{basalt group,gabbro}

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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Meixner, H. (1953): Die Minerale aus dem Dunitserpentinit von Kraubath. Mitteilungsblatt der Abteilung für Mineralogie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 1953 (1), 21-23.
- Meixner, H. (1959): Kraubather Lagerstättenstudien. V. Die Nickelmineralisation im Kraubather Serpentingebiet. - Berg- und Hüttenmännische Mh. 104, 83-87.
- R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
- Peter Kollegger, Aberra Mogessie und Heinz Mali (2008): Geochemie und Vererzung im Kraubath-Massiv, südöstlich von Kraubath an der Mur, Steiermark, Österreich. Joannea Mineralogie 4, 53-97.
- Thalhammer, O., Ebner, F., Horkel, K., Mali, H. (2010): Der Ultramafit-Komplex von Kraubath/ The Kraubath Ultramafic Massif. Journal of alpine geology 52, 137-158.

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