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

Locality type:Area
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Comments:Renowned for curly malachite crystals ("Malachit-Locken"), sometimes also forming spirals. These are growth forms, not pseudomorphs, and occur in pockets in dolomite. See also Jahn (1997) and Müller (2004).
Habit:Thin curls and spirals of thin malachite crystals, up to several centimeters in length.
Colour:green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Meixner, H., Paar, W. (1975) Neue Untersuchungen am "Lockenmineral" von Brixlegg/Tirol. Der Karinthin, 72/73, 175-181.; Wight, Q. (1998). The Curly Malachite of Schwaz-Brizlegg, Tyrol, Austria New Find from 5,000-year-Old Locality. Rocks & Minerals, 73(5), 314-318.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite21 photos of Malachite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Dolomite10 photos of Malachite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Tyrolite6 photos of Malachite associated with Tyrolite at this locality.
Quartz4 photos of Malachite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Mercurian Tetrahedrite3 photos of Malachite associated with Mercurian Tetrahedrite at this locality.
Copper2 photos of Malachite associated with Copper at this locality.
Cuprite2 photos of Malachite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Clinotyrolite1 photo of Malachite associated with Clinotyrolite at this locality.
Baryte1 photo of Malachite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Tenorite1 photo of Malachite associated with Tenorite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
Localities for Malachite in this Region
Fuchsloch, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Gelber Schrofen (Wiesl), Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Stocker adit, Silberberg, Geyer - Silberberg District, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
West slope ("Am Geyer"), Silberberg, Geyer - Silberberg District, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Abraham adit, West slope ("Am Geyer"), Silberberg, Geyer - Silberberg District, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Gilgen adit, West slope ("Am Geyer"), Silberberg, Geyer - Silberberg District, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Pichler adit, Silberberggraben, Geyer - Silberberg District, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Thierberg District, Gratlspitz, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Hofer Tratte, Hof, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Maukenötz District (Mauken), Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Kram adit, Maukenötz District (Mauken), Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Maukenstadl adit, Maukenötz District (Mauken), Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Mockleiten Mine, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Silberberg adit, Unterstein, Reith, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Georgi adit, Großkogel (Reither Kogel), St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Gertraud adit, Großkogel (Reither Kogel), St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Kleinkogel, St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Lilien adit, Kleinkogel, St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Slag locality, St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Troi, St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Unnamed quarry, St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Montanwerke Brixlegg slag locality, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Alte Zeche Mine, Schwazer Eisenstein, Arzberg, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Burgstall, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Falkenstein, Falkenstein District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Antoni adit, Falkenstein, Falkenstein District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Rotenstein Mine, Ringenwechsel District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Martin adit, Weißer Schrofen, Ringenwechsel District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Ulpen Cu deposit (Ulpen Alp; Kaunz Alp; Hochleger; Keller pass; Öxel valley), Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
 
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