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Preg (Hartsteinwerk quarry), St Lorenzen bei Knittelfeld, Knittelfeld, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 17' 2'' North , 14° 56' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.2838888889, 14.9480555556
Name(s) in local language(s):Preg (Hartsteinwerke Preg), St. Lorenzen bei Knittelfeld, Knittelfeld, Steiermark, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

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.

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22 valid minerals.

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- 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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