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Dressfalls Mines, Gruvåsen mines, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Swedeni
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Dressfalls MinesGroup of Mines
Gruvåsen minesGroup of Mines
Persberg districtDistrict
FilipstadMunicipality
VärmlandCounty
SwedenCountry
Dressfalls Mines, Gruvåsen mines, Bergslagen, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Dressfallsgruvorna, Gruvåsens gruvor, Persbergs malmtrakt, Filipstad, Värmland, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 44' 59'' North , 14° 22' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.74975,14.36705
GeoHash:G#: u6d5yvjg8
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Persberg249 (2017)6.6km
Hällefors4,449 (2017)9.5km
Grythyttan859 (2017)10.6km
Filipstad6,119 (2017)11.9km
Nykroppa788 (2017)14.6km


Located south of Kung Karl Mines (Lång Mines).

Regions containing this locality

Bergslagen, SwedenMining District
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Ardaite
Formula: Pb19Sb13S35Cl7
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Graphite
Formula: C
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Nisbite
Formula: NiSb2
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Ardaite2.LB.30Pb19Sb13S35Cl7
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Nisbite2.EB.15aNiSb2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Nisbite2.12.2.13NiSb2
Chlor-sulfides
Ardaite2.15.1.1Pb19Sb13S35Cl7
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S ArdaitePb19Sb13S35Cl7
ClChlorine
Cl ArdaitePb19Sb13S35Cl7
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni NisbiteNiSb2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb NisbiteNiSb2
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb ArdaitePb19Sb13S35Cl7
Sb AntimonySb
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb ArdaitePb19Sb13S35Cl7

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184907
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3154099
Proterozoic I meta-sandstone

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{mica schist,gneiss,amphibolite}

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]

Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2638476

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Sveconorwegian orogen; Eastern Segment, upper unit

Lithology: Limestone, dolomite, metamorphic

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

References

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Magnusson, N.H. & Carlborg ,H.(1925): Persbergs malmtrakt och berggrunden i de centrala delarna av Filipstads Bergslag i Värmlands län. Beskrivning utarbetad av Kungliga Kommerskollegium och Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Stockholm, 1925, 475 p
Zakrzewski, M.A., Burke, E.A.J. & Nugteren, H.W. (1980): Cobalt Minerals in the Hällefors area, Bergslagen, Sweden: New occurences of costibite, paracostibite, nisbite and cobaltian ullmannite. Canadian Mineralogist. 18,165-171
Burke, E.A.J., Kieft, C. & Zakrzewski, M.A. (1981): The second occurrence of ardaite: Gruvåsen, Bergslagen, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 19, 419-422


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