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Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
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From West; Johan, Välkomman, Linné, Baron, Hermelin, Skåne, Josefin, Uppland, Lars, Vulkan, Tingvallskulle (Northernmost), Alliansen, Dennewitz, Vitåfors, Riddarstolpe, Koskullskulle (Easternmost), Parta, Fredrika, Fabian, Kapten (Southernmost), Kungen.
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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Amphibole Supergroup
Andalusite
Anhydrite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Azurite
Baryte
'Biotite'
Bornite
Calcite
'Chabazite'
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Copper
Corundum
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Datolite
Diaspore
Diopside
Epidote
'Feldspar Group'
Ferro-hornblende
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
'Garnet'
Goethite
Graphite
Gypsum
var: Selenite

Harmotome
Hedenbergite
Hematite
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Kaolinite
Magnetite
Malachite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Mottramite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Pyrite
Pyrophyllite
'Pyroxene Group'
Quartz
Rutile
'Scapolite'
Sillimanite
Stellerite
'Stilbite'
Thaumasite
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Vermiculite


86 entries listed. 41 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Flink, G. (1924): Bidrag till Malmbergsgruvornas och Kiirunavaaras mineralogi. Vetenskapliga och praktiska undersökningar i Lappland. Lapplandsgruvornas Mineralogi. no. 7. Stockholm

Geijer, P. (1930): Gällivare malmfält. Geologisk beskrivnlng. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning, Serie Ca 22. 115p

Parák, T. (1973): Rare Earths in the Apatite Iron Ores of Lappland Together With Some Data About the Sr, Th and U Content of These Ores. Economic Geology, 68, 210-221.

Romer, R.L. (1996): U-Pb systematics of stilbite-bearing low-temperature mineral assemblages from the Malmberget iron ore, northern Sweden. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 60, 1951-1966.

Lyckberg, P. (2006): The Malmberget iron mine, Sweden - A world class mineral locality. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 33, 75-85.

Lund, C. (2009): Mineralogy, chemistry and texture properties of the Malmberget iron deposit. Luleå Univ of Techn., xx pp. ISBN 97891 86233 15 0.

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