Marble quarry (Bürgergilt quarry; Bürgergilde quarry), Olsa, Friesach, Friesach - Hüttenberg area, Carinthia, Austria
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 57' 16'' North , 14° 25' 5'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.95469,14.41827|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Marmorbruch (Bürgergiltsteinbruch; Bürgergildensteinbruch; Steinbruch der Bürgergilde), Olsa, Friesach, Region Friesach - Hüttenberg, Kärnten, Österreich|
Abandoned quarry in marble lens with variegated mineralisations.
Well known are large calcite crystals from an unique find, fluorite, boulangerite, "korynite" in a siderite vein and ranciéite.
Note: The mineral list is not only exclusively from the quarry, but also from the mines at Gaisberg and Minachberg.
47 valid minerals.
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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|Paleozoic - Proterozoic|
252.17 - 2500 Ma
Age: to Permian (252.17 - 2500 Ma)
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. 
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.