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Slättåkra quartz quarry (Alseda), Slättåkra, Alseda, Vetlanda, Småland, Sweden

Slättåkra (Alseda) kvartsbrott

Granite pegmatite from around 1840. Quartz and feldspar quarry, closed in 1920. Feldspar crystals more than 1 m in size and 15 cm large pyrite balls were found. C.W. Blomstrand found Euxenite here.
Earlier called Alseda pegmatite.

Mineral List

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allanite-(Y)
Anatase
Anorthite
'Biotite'
Chalcopyrite
Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite

Epidote
Euxenite-(Y)
Hematite
Ilmenite
Jarosite
'Leucoxene'
Magnetite
Microcline
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Polycrase-(Y)
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Thorianite
Thorogummite
Titanite
var: Yttrian Titanite
Uraninite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zircon


30 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

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