Stone in Historical Architecture in Slovakia

2015-5-26 · Keywords: Leitha limestone, travertine, volcanites, physical and mechanical properties Abstract: Most of the historical monuments and buildings in Slovakia are built of natural, generous stone. The use of natural rock material in the area of the Western Carpathians is always bound on specifics of the regional - geological development of Slovakia.

Adnet ''Marble'', Untersberg ''Marble'' and Leitha Limestone ...

It was the most prominent statuary limestone within Central Europe. The Untersberg ''Marble'' has been mined since Roman times at several quarries and used mainly for decorative purposes. The ivory...

Parascolymia (Scleractinia: Lobophylliidae) in the Central ...

2015-7-22 · Parascolymia bracherti sp. nov. is described from the Leitha Limestone (Langhian‒early Serravallian) in the Vienna Basin (Central Paratethys, Austria) based on the mould of a single corallum. In order to overcome the mouldic preservation grey-scale inversion images and silicone rubber casts were applied for the identification of original ...

Synchrotron X-ray imaging in 4D: Spatiotemporal evolution ...

A conventional triaxial compression experiment on Leitha limestone (with an initial porosity of ~22%) was conducted in dry conditions at confining pressure of 20 MPa and in situ CT imaging was performed (Huang et al., 2019). With increasing differential stress, the sample strain hardened, and two distinct yield points were identified in the ...

1. World Heritage Property Data

examples of the landed aristocracy''s architecture of the 18th and 19th centuries. The Leitha limestone, found near the lake and quarried from Roman times until the mid-20th century, provided building stone to Sopron and Vienna as well as to local settlements. Protection and management requirements

leitha limestone example

However, the most striking rock of the area is the Leitha Limestone. GeolCarp_Vol57_No3_185_197 . example from the Leitha Limestone (Austria) and its actualistic interpretation. Palaios 15, 399—413. Rögl F. 1998: Palaeogeographic considerations for Mediterranean. …

Engineering geological properties of Leitha Limestone from ...

Abstract This research has focused predominantly on assessing the most important physical and mechanical properties of Leitha Limestone rock samples and of a separate oolitic limestone sample, in conjunction with sedimentological and microfacies analyses. The microfacies characteristics of these samples, together with their other technical properties, help to explain why the Leitha Limestone ...

Leithaberg | Austrian Wine

Leitha limestone is a solid and bright algae limestone rich in remnants of marine creatures such as bivalves, snails and sharks. In contrast, the quartz-rich, sandy gravel one finds in the hills of Rust is somewhat older. ... for example. With asparagus as well, one finds …

Geological Survey of Austria

2016-3-21 · Geological setting, distribution, lithological and mineral commodity parameter of Leitha Limestone s. l. Leitha Limestone sequences consist of calcareously cemented and sandy whitislv or light brown strata which are characteristically composed of the rock building coralline red algae, forming crusts, discrete particles or rhodoliths, that ...

The American Scholar: Sojourn in Stone

2021-4-8 · I''m now stalled at a crossing over a river called the Leitha, a 75-mile-long tributary of the Danube. Like distinctive handwriting, stones have individual names attached, and I learn that Leitha limestone is the name given to the building blocks of …

"Biostromal Coral Facies—A Miocene Example from the Leitha ...

Coral-rich strata of the Leitha Limestone of Badenian age (Middle Miocene) at the type-locality in Grosshoeflein (Burgenland province, Austria) were re-interpreted from an actualistic viewpoint in comparison with Recent Bahamian and Arabian Gulf coral communities. The investigated outcrop (quarry "Fenk") is interpreted as a sequence of framebuilding coral carpets and non-framebuilding ...

Zogelsdorf stone

Origin and occurrence. The sand-lime stone from the same facies as the Vienna Leitha limestone comes from the Burdigalium and is therefore somewhat older than the Leitha limestone . As the main Gesteinsbildner the masses involved are bryozoans (Bryozoa) to call, so the stone in the scientific literature as Bryozoan or Nulliporenkalk ( Nulliporse are algae) is called.

Adnet ''Marble'', Untersberg ''Marble'' and Leitha Limestone ...

Adnet ''Marble'', Untersberg ''Marble'' and Leitha Limestone—Best Examples Expressing Austria''s Physical Cultural Heritage Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 5, 2014 Andreas Rohatsch

Biostromal Coral Facies—A Miocene Example from the Leitha ...

2000-10-1 · Biostromal Coral Facies—A Miocene Example from the Leitha Limestone (Austria) and its Actualistic Interpretation

Leithaberg | Austrian Wine

Leitha limestone is a solid and bright algae limestone rich in remnants of marine creatures such as bivalves, snails and sharks. In contrast, the quartz-rich, sandy gravel one finds in the hills of Rust is somewhat older. ... for example. With asparagus as well, one finds many very elegant regional ambassadors with a bit of bottle age to be ...

The dynamic evolution of compaction bands in highly …

2020-6-26 · of compaction bands in porous limestone (Leitha limestone) featuring an initial porosity of 22.5% and a macroporesizeof165μm. The study clearly showed the effect of the strong heterogeneity of local porosity near the top of the sample on the formation of dis-tributed and localized compaction. A …

Biostromal Coral Facies: A Miocene Example from the Leitha ...

A distribution map of benthic biota in the Arabian Gulf (Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE) was used to illustrate the likely lateral distribution of the Miocene facies. utcrop in the Fenk quarry,...

The effect of petrographic characteristics on the physical ...

The subject of the research was the Middle Miocene red algal limestone from the Włochy deposit, which is currently the only place of exploitation of the Pińczów Limestone representing a local type of the Leitha Limestone. The collected samples of this rock belong to the organodetric facies of diverse grain size and sorting of clastic material.

Engineering geological properties of Leitha Limestone from ...

2014-6-24 · The Leitha Limestone represents a biogene rich, shallow marine, near shore coastal environment around basement ridges. In the Styrian Basin, the Leitha Limestone ("Lithothamnium Limestone", e. g., the "Aflenz Stone" from the underground quarry near Aflenz, study area C) is integrated into the Badenian Weissenegg Formation (Friebe, 1990).

Leithakalk

Leitha limestone, which consists mainly of skeletal fragments of calciferous red algae, is a light, solid, cellular limestone. Pelitic (very fine-grained, silty) layers can be interposed. The Leithakalk from St. Margarethen is slightly brownish, a sand-lime brick and very porous.

Engineering geological properties of Leitha Limestone from ...

The Leitha Limestone as an important material for monuments and restoration work. Abstract This research has focused predominantly on assessing the most important physical and mechanical properties of Leitha Limestone rock samples and of a separate oolitic limestone sample, in conjunction with sedimentological and microfacies analyses.

Biostromal Coral Facies: A Miocene Example from the …

The Leitha Limestone addressed herein was deposited settings. Therefore, in order to draw conclusions on the pa- leoenvironment and paleoecology of the Leitha Limestone, in the Vienna and Eisenstadt basins. The latter generally is considered a subbasin of the Vienna basin (e.g., Sauer et

Contribution in support of a Global Heritage Stone ...

Gravestones and ornamented architectural parts (for example) have been identified as Leitha Limestone s.l. from local quarries along the western border of the Vienna Basin as well as from further afield in the Leitha Mountains. Compared with Carnuntum, the geological hinterland of Vindobona contains a greater variety of natural stone

Adnet ''Marble'', Untersberg ''Marble'' and Leitha Limestone ...

2014-8-26 · It was the most prominent statuary limestone within Central Europe. The Untersberg ''Marble'' has been mined since Roman times at several quarries and used mainly for decorative purposes. The ivory colored porous Leitha Limestone (Leithakalk) of Middle Miocene age (about 12–16 million years) is mainly made up of calcareous red algae. It has ...

Reefs and coral carpets in the Miocene paratethys ...

2017-2-2 · (Leitha Limestone of the Vienna and Styrian basins) and to identify other examples from earth history when both systems occurred parallel as distinct and independent eco-logical and sedimentary systems. Geological setting The Leitha Limestone is the most characteristic and widespread shallow-water carbonate unit in the Vienna

Synchrotron X-ray imaging in 4D: Multiscale failure and ...

2020-10-2 · The Leitha limestone is a carbonate grainstone 126 composed of > 99% calcite, and occurs with a broad range of grain sizes and porosity, related to 127 changes in depositional regime and degree of cementation (Rath et al., 2011).

Historical Quarries, Decay and Petrophysical Properties of ...

2017-6-29 · Bednarik M, Moshammer B, Heinrich M, et al. (2014) Engineering geological properties of Leitha Limestone from historical quarries in Burgenland and Styria, Austria. Eng Geol 176: 66-78. doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2014.04.005 [2]

The middle Miocene Leitha Mountains carbonate …

2016-2-26 · One of these structures is represented by the Leitha Mountains in the southern part of the Vienna Basin (Fig. 1.2). This small platform was studied since the 19 th century due to the economic importance of the so-called Leitha Limestone (sensu Keferstein 1828) as building stone (e.g. Cžjžek 1852, Karrer and Fuchs 1868, Reuss 187 1) .

Biostromal Coral Facies: A Miocene Example from the Leitha ...

Biostromal Coral Facies: A Miocene Example from the Leitha Limestone (Austria) and Its Actualistic Interpretation By Bernhard Riegl and Werner E. Piller Cite

Compaction Banding in High-Porosity Carbonate Rocks: 1 ...

2021-8-13 · two facies of Leitha limestone having the same mineralogical composition and grain size distribution. They concluded that cementation has a nega-tive impact on compaction bands formation. Furthermore, micropores do not seem to a ect the deformation mode as they remain intact after strain localization (Rath et al.,2011).

Leitha

As a result, the flood wave of 100-year flood event (HQ100), for example, is reduced from around 330 m³/s to approx. 130 m³/s. During an HQ30 flood event about 50 km² of the floodplain are flooded, an HQ100 floods about 75 km². Originally, the Leitha was a meandering river in the project area.

Geology of the winegrowing regions | Austrian Wine

The deposits of the basin margin are composed of consolidated limestone (Leitha Limestone), of unconsolidated but mostly coarse sand and gravel and rarely of marl, which were deposited about 16 to 12 million years ago. The substratum of the …

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