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Faschingbauerkreuz - Reithkogel area (Gießhübler Berg; Gießhübler Holzschlag), Fischbach, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 26' 3'' North , 15° 40' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.43417,15.67278
GeoHash:G#: u27juehs4
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Locality type:Area
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Gebiet Faschingbauerkreuz - Reithkogel (Gießhübler Berg; Gießhübler Holzschlag), Fischbach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich

Classic lazulite locality, known since 1809, possibly since 1792 (see Taucher et al., 1995: Freßnitzgraben bei Krieglach, Steiermark, Österreich, die Typuslokalität von Lazulith. Matrix, 4, 17-27).

Accumulation of boulders of Lower Triassic quartzites (Semmering quartzite) with lazulite-bearing quartz veins and finely dispersed lazulite in quartzite. Area located ca. 1.7 km ESE Fischbach, east of the line Faschingbauerkreuz - Reithkogel Mt., at an elevation of 900-1050 m asl, stretching ca. 700 m N-S. Coordinates give the location of the point richest in lazulite at an elevation of 980 m asl. Last visit by FB: 20. September 2008.

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