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Hartenstein castle, Maigen, Weinzierl am Walde, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 26' 47'' North , 15° 23' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.44639,15.39639
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Burg Hartenstein, Maigen, Weinzierl am Walde, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich


Marble and amphibolite, with rare pegmatites, in outcrops and abandoned quarries.

A geotrail can be visited (see PDF-link below).

The minerals described by Kolitsch & Gröbner (2008) were found in a recent small rock slide near the Eichmaier cave NW of the Hartenstein castle.


NOTE:
- The grid reference is centered on Hartenstein castle.


Mineral List

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17 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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Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3151804
Bohemian Massif (Böhmische Masse)

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{mica schist,phyllite,amphibolite}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189974
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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]

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Austria

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References

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- Scharbert, H. G. (1966): Andraditführende Einschaltungen im Marmor von Hartenstein (Kl. Kremstal, NÖ). N. Jb. Mineral. Monatsh. 1966, 221-223.
- Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
- Koller, F. & Neumayer, R. (1974): Einige neue Mineralfunde im Waldviertel. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 124, 14-16.
- Exel, R. (1993): Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs
- Kolitsch, U. & Gröbner, J. (2008): 1551: Sampleit von einem Bergsturz bei der Eichmaierhöhle nordwestlich der Burg Hartenstein, Krems an der Donau, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198/118, 259.

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