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Ganz valley, Hönigsberg, Mürzzuschlag, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 34' 3'' North , 15° 40' 27'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Ganztal, Hönigsberg, Mürzzuschlag, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, Österreich

Boulders and possible outcrop (most time buried!) of lazulite-quartz veins. Located in the Ganz valley, ca. 3 km east of Hönigsberg and ca. 3 km south of Mürzzuschlag, immediately above a forest road, at an elevation of 940 m asl. Last visit by FB: 2. August 2010.

For locality map see "Mürzzuschlag".

A small boulder with dark blue lazulite in quartz was found at June 26, 2005 in a ditch dug for a high-voltage cable, about 200 m NNW of Ganz valley lazulite locality, at an elevation of 890 m asl.

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11 valid minerals.

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Bernhard, F. (2006): 1459) Bearthit vom Lazulithfundpunkt Ganztal, südlich Mürzzuschlag, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. In: Niedermayr, G., Bernhard, F., Bojar, H.-P., Brandstätter, F., Fink, H., Gröbner, J., Hammer, V.M.F., Knobloch, G., Kolitsch, U., Leikauf, B., Postl, W., Sabor, M. & Walter, F. (2006): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LV. Carinthia II, 196/116, 147-148.
Bernhard, F. (2010): Strengit vom Lazulithfundpunkt Ganztal, südlich Mürzzuschlag, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark, sowie Ergänzungen zu Goyazit und Augelith. Der Steirische Mineralog, 24, 54.

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