Koberg Zinc Mine, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 43' 38'' North , 14° 14' 17'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.72724,14.23830|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Kobergs zinkgruva, Gåsgruvefältet, Persbergs malmtrakt, Filipstad, Värmland, Sverige|
The deposit was discovered in 1643 where it was first worked for silver from Ag-bearing galena in the early 1700:s, and later tried in 1890:s and 1915 for zinc ore.
23 valid minerals.
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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1800 - 2050 Ma
Zakrezewski, M.a., Lustenhouwer, W.H., Nugteren, H.J. & Williams, C.T. (1992). Rare earth minerals yttrian zirconolite and allanite-(Ce) and associated minerals from Koberg Mine, Bergslagen, Sweden. Mineralogical Magazine. 56: 27-35.
Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38