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Leveäniemi Mine, Svappavaara, Kiruna district, Lappland, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Leveäniemigruvan;

An iron open-pit mine active 1964-83.

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34 valid minerals.

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Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346

Thorin, L. (1989): Några ovanligare mineral i Lapplandsgruvorna. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 39, nov 1989, 15-16 [on find of chabazite, stilbite and heulandite]

Thorin, L. (1989). Mineralnotiser. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 38, 11. [on the find of tinticite and frondelite]

Zetterqvist, A. (1991): Heulandit och baryt från Leveäniemi. Stuffen Varpen. (Medlemstidning för Stockholms Amatørgeologiska Sällskap). 1 (nr 1) p. 22

Wilke, H.-J. (1997): Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 200 pp. (in German)

Augsten, R. (2009): Mineralientouren nach Skandinavien (II). Nicht nur Strengit: Svappavaara und der Erzgebau Leveäniemi. Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.

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