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Malaschofsky Quarry, Lichtenau im Waldviertel, Waldviertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 29' 21'' North , 15° 24' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.48917,15.40222
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Malaschofsky, Lichtenau im Waldviertel, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Österreich


Operating, large marble quarry SE of Lichtenau.
Owned by the Malaschofsky Co.

Located WSW of Gföhl.


Mineral List


23 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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 1380735
Paleoproterozoic intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 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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- Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2005): 1412: Eine bemerkenswerte Sphalerit-Vererzung mit Apatit, Aragonit, Baileychlor, Galenit, Greenockit, Malachit (?), Phlogopit, Pyrit, Smithsonit und Tremolit aus dem Steinbruch "Malaschofsky" bei Lichtenau, WSW Gföhl, Niederösterreich. In: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2005): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIV. Carinthia II; 195/115, 296-297.
- Kurz, B. (2009): Zn-Fe-Pb-Cu-Mineralisationen in Marmoren der Bunten Serie, Böhmische Masse, Niederösterreich. Diplom Thesis, Universität Wien, 147 pp. [http://othes.univie.ac.at/6722/]
- Pristacz, H., Kolitsch, U., Löffler, E. & Knobloch, G. (2009): 1594) Dravit und Sepiolith aus dem Steinbruch Malaschofsky bei Lichtenau, WSW Gföhl, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. P. 214 in: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2009): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVIII. Carinthia II, 199/119, 189-236.
- Kolitsch, U. (2013): 1812) Chlorapatit, Dolomit und Siderit aus dem Steinbruch Malaschofsky bei Lichtenau, west-südwestlich von Gföhl, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. P. 126 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2013): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXII. Carinthia II, 203./123., 91-146.

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