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Smålands Taberg, Månsarp, Jönköping, Småland, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 57° 44' 55'' North , 14° 10' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 57.74860,14.16931
GeoHash:G#: u660d2vcb
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Tabergsgruvan

Mountain 12 km S Jönköping consisting of Fe-Ti-V ores. The titanomagnetite olivinite massif is dated to 1200 Ma. Minor iron ore mining since 15th century to 1944, but nowadays a nature reserve. Vanadium was discovered 1829 in ores from Taberg.

Mineral List

41 valid minerals.

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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541 - 1000 Ma

ID: 3143407
Proterozoic III sandstone

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,siltstone,shale/slate}

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]

635 - 720 Ma

ID: 2633911

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Description: Platformal sedimentary cover rocks

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, siltstone, shale

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

1600 - 1800 Ma

ID: 3185642
Paleoproterozoic tectonic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Comments: metamorphic protolith: granitic rocks

Lithology: Deformed sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous 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]

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GFF, Vol. 122 (2000), pp. 351
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, p. 155-156
Hjelmqvist, S. The Titaniferous Iron-ore deposit of Taberg in the south of Sweden. SGU Ser C 512.1949
Wiberg Steen, T. (2015): Mineralogi och magnetiska anrikningsegenskaper hos Småland Tabergs Fe-Ti-förekomst. Högskoleingenjörsexamen, Luleå tekniska universitet, 75p.

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