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Fröå Mines, Åreskutan, Åre, Jämtland, Swedeni
Regional Level Types
Fröå MinesGroup of Mines
Åreskutan- not defined -
ÅreMunicipality
JämtlandCounty
SwedenCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Fröå fältet, Åreskutan, Åre, Jämtland, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 63° 24' 0'' North , 13° 12' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 63.40010,13.21002
GeoHash:G#: u732stehr
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Björnänge630 (2017)4.2km
Åre2,768 (2017)6.5km
Undersåker573 (2017)9.4km
Järpen1,539 (2017)14.1km
Duved637 (2012)17.1km


Copper mines active 1746 - 1918, on the eastern slopes of Åreskutan mountain.
A number of mines striking almost N-S- but only 5 has been given names (Tegengren). From North are Gustafs gruva, Ridderstolpes gruva, Karl Johans Lazurgruvan, Hellbergs gruva and Bredbergs gruva.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Hornblende'
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
'Phillipsite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
'Stilbite subgroup'
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Dumortierite9.AJ.10(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Dumortierite54.1.2.1(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
BBoron
B Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CupriteCu2O
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O CalciteCaCO3
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3185799
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 637841
Supracrustal; Sedimentary and/or volcanic: undivided

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Mica schist, mica gneiss

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3151040
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}, Minor{amphibolite,meta-dolerite,plutonic ultramafic group}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Ediacaran
541 - 635 Ma



ID: 2638026

Age: Ediacaran (541 - 635 Ma)

Description: Caledonian orogen; Seve Nappe Complex

Lithology: Amphibolite, metadolerite including sheeted dyke complex, metagabbro, metamorphosed ultrabasic rock

Reference: Bergman, S., M.B. Sephens, J. Andersson, B. Kathol, T. Bergman. Sveriges berggrund, skala 1:1 miljon. Sveriges geologiska undersökning K 423. [95]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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