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Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 20' 42'' North , 11° 42' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.34500,11.70806
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Schwaz, Gebiet Brixlegg - Schwaz, Inntal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


The western part of the Schwaz-Brixlegg mining district.
A tourist mine can be visited at Schwaz.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Allophane

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Arsenopyrite

var: Danaite

Aurichalcite

Azurite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bayldonite

'Betpakdalite Group'

Bornite

Bournonite

'Bravoite'

Brochantite

Calcite

Celestine

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Claraite

'Clinotyrolite'

Cobaltite

Conichalcite

Copper

Covellite

Cuprite

Cuproroméite

Devilline

Dolomite

Duftite

Enargite

Erythrite

Famatinite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Freibergite

Galena

Gersdorffite

Glaucodot

Goethite

Gold

Gypsum

Hematite

Jarosite

Langite

Leogangite

Lepidocrocite

'Limonite'

Luzonite

Magnesite

var: Breunnerite

Malachite

Marcasite

'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'

Mercury

Mimetite

Molybdenite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Olivenite

Orthoserpierite

Pararealgar

Parnauite

Philipsburgite

Posnjakite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Romanèchite

Rutile

Sabelliite

Schorl

Schulenbergite

Serpierite

Siderite

var: Pistomesite

Silver

Spangolite

Sphalerite

'Stibiconite'

'Stibioenargite'

Stibnite

Strashimirite

Strontianite

var: Emmonite

Sulphur

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite

Theisite

'Tourmaline'

Tyrolite (TL)

'Tyrolite-1M'

'Tyrolite-2M'

Valentinite

Witherite

Wulfenite

Zincolivenite

Zircon


94 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of 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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2608725

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


Localities in this Region


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References

- - Gstrein, P. (1987): Bergbau, Geologie und Mineralien von Schwaz, Tirol. Bode Verlag, Haltern, 56 S. [Title also given as "Die Silberkammern von Schwaz, Tirol"]
- Gstrein, P. (1990): Die Lage der Schwazer Bergbaureviere – Geologie – Die Mineralien. In: Ammann, G. (Red.): Silber, Erz und weißes Gold. Bergbau in Tirol. Katalog zur Tiroler Landesausstellung 1990, Innsbruck 1990, 49-66.
- Grundmann, G. & Martinek, K.-P. (1994): Erzminerale und Gangarten des Bergbaugebietes Schwaz und Brixlegg. Lapis 19 (7-8) 28-37. (in German)
- Schnorrer, G. (1994): Die Sekundärminerale des Bergbaugebietes Schwaz-Brixlegg in Tirol. Lapis, 19 (7-8), 41-69; 77-78. (in German)
- Schnorrer, G. (1996): Neue Sekundärminerale des alten Bergbaureviers Schwaz-Brixlegg in Tirol. Lapis 21 (12) 16-19; 58. (in German)

See also references for Brixlegg - Schwaz area.

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