ATHU - Austria & Hungary

ATHU1 - Alpine carbonate mining sites (Manganese mine at Úrkút, Hungary, magnesite and siderite deposits of the Palaeozoic Greywacke Zone)

Practical information:

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest (HU) - 30.08.2010 Vienna (AT)
  • Length: 700 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants:20
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 60
    • Normal: EUR 130
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 90

Scientific focus (keywords): manganese deposits; magnesite deposits; metasomatic siderite deposits; Alpine carbonate deposits; carbonate mineralisation

Leaders: Márta Polgári (Institute for Geochemical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest), Walter Prochaska (University of Leoben), Anton Beran (University of Vienna,

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Photo: Folded structure in manganese ore, Úrkút (HU)
Folded structure in manganese ore, Úrkút (HU)