Hällefors silver mines, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sweden
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 51' 16'' North , 14° 28' 53'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.85447,14.48155|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Hällefors silvergruvor, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sverige|
Mined from 1639 to 1978. Sweden's second largest silver mine (after Sala).
The marble- and metavolcanic-hosted Pb–Zn–(Ag–Sb–As) deposits of the Hällefors district, comprise both stratabound sulphides and discordant, Ag-rich sulphide–sulphosalt veins.
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47 valid minerals.
GeochronologyMineralization age: Statherian : 1679 Ma to 1658 Ma
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|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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1800 - 2050 Ma