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Dannemora mine, Dannemora, Östhammar, Uppland, Sweden
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Photo: AÖ 2011
Latitude: 60°12'22"N
Longitude: 17°51'38"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Dannemoragruvan
 
Iron mine with minor zinc, copper and silver. Earliest mentioned as silver mine 1481.
The iron ore low in phosphorus and rich in lime and manganese was the base for the high quality steel from the famous Walloon works. Comprises around 50 open-cast mines of which the largest, Storrymningen, is 200 m long and 100 m deep. Closed 1992. Reopened in June 2012 by the company Dannemora Mineral.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Arsenopyrite
'Axinite Group'
Babingtonite
Chalcopyrite
Cordierite
Cummingtonite
Diopside
Epidote
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series
var: Knebelite'

Galena
Goethite
Hedenbergite
Hisingerite
'Hornblende'
Ilvaite
Kaolinite
Magnetite
Manganogrunerite (TL)
Molybdenite
Pyrite
'Pyrosmalite'
Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
'Scapolite'
Schorl
'Serpentine Group'
Sphalerite
Titanite
Tremolite
Uraninite
Vesuvianite
Wollastonite
Zircon
Zoisite


41 entries listed. 30 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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