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Unnamed mine, Teschengraben, Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 30' 6'' North , 15° 34' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.50167,15.57222
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Unbenannte Grube, Teschengraben, Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich


Ancient lead, arsenic or silver/gold(?) mine, of which a number of dumps and three abandoned adits remain. There are also some outcrops of arsenopyrite-pyrite-(sphalerite)-bearing quartz veins, both natural and along a forest road. Quartz boulders with metatorbernite or anatase and monazite-(Ce) have also been found in the area.

Located about 5 km south of Krieglach on the eastern slope of Teschengraben at N47.50155 E15.57232 elev. approx. 1100 m asl.
Last visit by FB: 10. July 2007.


Mineral List


18 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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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 1382151
Paleozoic intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Mixtures of metamorphic and intrusive or plutonic rocks, tracts known as crystalline, migmatitic terranes, moderately to highly metamorphosed rocks of unknown origin with or without intrusions. This classification is inherently prone to variable interpretation, as other compilers might distinguish some packages by their metamorphic or gneissic protoliths, and the associated age ranges may be more variable.

Lithology: Intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Schweiger, H. (1969): Lagerstätten und Mineralienfundpunkte im Bezirk Mürzzuschlag. – Jubiläumsschrift 10 Jahre BG und BRG Mürzzuschlag 1959–1969, 46–64, Mürzzuschlag.
Bernhard, F. (1998): 1132: Metatorbernit aus dem Teschengraben südlich von Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (1998): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLVII. Carinthia II, 188/108, 247.
Lassnig, K. (2004): Mineralisation und Petrogenese des Gebietes südlich von Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, Karl-Franzens-University Graz, 48 pp.
Lassnig, K., Mogessie, A., Krenn, K. & Bernhard, F. (2006): Mineralisation und Petrogenese im Teschengraben südlich von Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. Joannea Mineralogie, 3, 5-24.
Kolitsch, U., Bernhard, F. & Tomazic, P. (2008): 1555) Anatas, Jarosit, Monazit-(Ce) und Siderit aus dem Teschengraben, Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198/118, 260-261.
Kolitsch, U. (2009): 1606) Anglesit aus dem Teschengraben, Krieglach, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. P. 225 in: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2009): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVIII. Carinthia II, 199/119, 189-236.

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