ALMOST THERE!. Help us with a final push needed to keep mindat.org running. Click here to help.
Catawiki are hosting a mindat.org benefit auction. All proceeds to mindat.org! BID NOW
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Amethyst from
Sandkopf, Große Zirknitz valley, Zirknitz, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria

Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Habit:sceptre quartz
Colour:lilac, blue
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Kandutsch, Wachtler (2000), Die Kristallsucher, Band 2, Athesiadruck Bozen
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sandkopf, Große Zirknitz valley, Zirknitz, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
0.1km (0.0 miles) A Sandkopf, Kleine Fleiß valley, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
4.3km (2.7 miles) B West slope, Hocharn, Große Fleiß valley, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
5.3km (3.3 miles) C Fraganter Scharte, Wurten, Innerfragant, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
6.3km (3.9 miles) D Duisburger Hütte, Wurten, Innerfragant, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
7.0km (4.3 miles) E Weißsee house, Wurten, Innerfragant, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
11.2km (6.9 miles) F Wurten tunnel, Wurten, Innerfragant, Goldberg group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
21.9km (13.6 miles) G Laperwitz glacier, Dorf valley, Kals valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
69.4km (43.1 miles) H Haagen mine, Webing, Abtenau, Salzburg, Austria
70.9km (44.1 miles) I Grasleiten, Sondergrund, Zillergrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
82.2km (51.1 miles) J Mörchnerkar, Mörchner area, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
82.5km (51.2 miles) K Saurüssel, Mörchner area, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
94.2km (58.5 miles) L Rotbachlspitze (Rote Wand), Pfitsch pass, Zamser Grund (Zams valley), Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
95.7km (59.5 miles) M Gliedergang, Unterbergtal, San Giacomo (Sankt Jakob), Vizze Valley (Pfitsch valley), Bolzano Province (South Tyrol), Trentino-South Tyrol, Italy
115.1km (71.5 miles) N Serpentinite quarry, Griesserhof (Gulitzen; Gullitzen), Hirt, Friesach - Hüttenberg area, Carinthia, Austria
124.7km (77.5 miles) O Magnesite deposit, Sunk, Hohentauern, Niedere Tauern, Styria, Austria
175.7km (109.2 miles) P Luftenberg, St Georgen an der Gusen, Perg, Mühlviertel, Upper Austria, Austria
179.8km (111.7 miles) Q Wimhof Quarry, Vilshofen, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
180.4km (112.1 miles) R Einöd Quarry, Vilshofen, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
191.5km (119.0 miles) S Ekartsberg ("Eckartsberg"), Haslach, Rohrbach, Mühlviertel, Upper Austria, Austria
195.7km (121.6 miles) T Isera, Lagarina Valley, Trento, Trentino-South Tyrol, Italy
217.4km (135.1 miles) U Monte Rusta, Cinto Euganeo, Euganean Hills (Euganei Hills), Padova Province, Veneto, Italy
218.9km (136.0 miles) V Monte Cinto, Cinto Euganeo, Euganean Hills (Euganei Hills), Padova Province, Veneto, Italy
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 11, 2018 18:18:29
View slideshow - Go to top of page