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Schwarzenberg quarry, Katsch an der Mur, Murau, Styria, Austriai
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Schwarzenberg quarryQuarry
Katsch an der Mur- not defined -
Murau- not defined -
Styria- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Schwarzenberg'scher Steinbruch, Katsch an der Mur, Murau, Steiermark, Österreich
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 8' 53'' North , 14° 16' 44'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.14806,14.27889
GeoHash:G#: u26hhzj96
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Katsch an der Mur546 (2018)0.1km
Frojach567 (2018)3.0km
Althofen220 (2018)3.5km
Hinterburg125 (2018)4.0km
Peterdorf248 (2018)5.0km


Operating limestone quarry.
Started in 1956.
Minerals in limestone, some chlorite schist and contact metamorphic rocks.

NOTE: Collecting is strictly prohibited (see Carinthia II (2012) p. 190).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Sammeln1.htm
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
'Biotite'
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Sammeln1.htm
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Annalen 1999, p.73-74
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Annalen 1999, p.73-74
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Opal var: Opal-CT
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Sammeln1.htm
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: http://www.markasit070752.ws24.cc/text_62520295_60708465_19667850_deutsch.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-CT4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3
'Biotite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-CT
-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S MilleriteNiS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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 - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3132509
Grauwackenzone, Ostalpine Palaeozoic

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{shale/slate,sandstone,undifferentiated}

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)
- Postl, W. + Moser, B. (1988): Markasit, Arsenopyrit, Baryt, Calcit, Rutil, Fluorit und andere Minerale aus dem Schwarzenbergschen Steinbruch bei Katsch, Murau. Mitt.Abt.Landesmuseum Joanneum. vol.56, p27-28.
- Taucher, J. (1999): Sphalerit, Galenit, Millerit, Gips, Kaolinit (?), Opal-CT, "Granat", Magnesiohornblende, Chamosit, Goethit und herrlicher Aragonit aus dem Schwarzenberg`schen Steinbruch bei Katsch an der Mur, nordwestlich Frojach, Steiermark, Österreich. Annalen - Journal of Science and Art, 1, 73-74.
- Metzger, J. & Eibegger, H. (2007): Eigenverlag. [small booklet on the quarry, authors' own publishing]
- Wolf, F. (2010): Die Wunderwelt der MINERALE in unserer Gemeinde. xx, xx pp. [author's own publishing]

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