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Blasenkogel (Blasenberg), Rettenegg, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austriai
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Name(s) in local language(s):Blasenkogel (Blasenberg), Rettenegg, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 30' 27'' North , 15° 48' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.50750,15.80167
GeoHash:G#: u27nr86rj
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Lower Triassic Semmering quartzite (outcrops and boulders) with a gold occurrence and lazulite-quartz veinlets. Also minerals in quartz lenses in quartz-phyllite.

Located on the northern slope of Blasenkogel Mt.

Position: N47.507370 E15.807194 at Elev. 985 m

Regions containing this locality

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,251 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Hollerer, C.E. & Tauscher, J. (2013): Schörl, Hämatit, Chalkopyrit und Limonit vom Blasenkogel, inneres Kaltenegg, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 27, 53.
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Habit: cm-sized blades in quartz veinlets
Reference: Franz Bernhard, unpublished; Hollerer, C.E. & Tauscher, J. (2013): Schörl, Hämatit, Chalkopyrit und Limonit vom Blasenkogel, inneres Kaltenegg, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 27, 53.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Habit: up to cm sized, anhedral masses in quarz veinlets
Colour: deep blue
Reference: Jakely, D. (1988): Ein Lazulithfund vom Blasenberg bei Rettenegg. Die Eisenblüte, Jahrgang 9 NF, 20, 20. R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: http://www.franzbernhard.x10hosting.com/polishedslabs.html; Hollerer, C.E. & Tauscher, J. (2013): Schörl, Hämatit, Chalkopyrit und Limonit vom Blasenkogel, inneres Kaltenegg, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 27, 53.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: massive vein quartz
Colour: white
Reference: Hollerer, C.E. & Tauscher, J. (2013): Schörl, Hämatit, Chalkopyrit und Limonit vom Blasenkogel, inneres Kaltenegg, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 27, 53.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Hollerer, C.E. & Tauscher, J. (2013): Schörl, Hämatit, Chalkopyrit und Limonit vom Blasenkogel, inneres Kaltenegg, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 27, 53.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Florencite-(Ce)'8.BL.13CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
'Lazulite'8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Florencite-(Ce)41.5.10.2CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S SulphurS8
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CeCerium
Ce Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Permian - Devonian
251.902 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3143872
Ostalpines Kristallin

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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)
- Jakely, D. (1988): Ein Lazulithfund vom Blasenberg bei Rettenegg. Die Eisenblüte, Jahrgang 9 NF, 20, 20.
- Leikauf, B. & Jakely, D. (2007): Ein Goldfund vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg in der Oststeiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 16, Nr. 21, 10-14.
- Hollerer, C.E. & Tauscher, J. (2013): Schörl, Hämatit, Chalkopyrit und Limonit vom Blasenkogel, inneres Kaltenegg, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 27, 53.
- Jakely, D. (2018): Gediegen Gold vom Blasenkogel bei Rettenegg, Steiermark. In: Der Steirische Mineralog, Vol.33, p.70.


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