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Harnäs Mine, Sillerud, Årjäng, Värmland County, Swedeni
Regional Level Types
Harnäs MineMine
SillerudParish
ÅrjängMunicipality
Värmland CountyCounty
SwedenCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 14' 40'' North , 12° 15' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Årjäng3,302 (2017)17.7km
Svanskog485 (2017)18.4km
Laxvik469 (2018)21.4km
Bengtsfors3,125 (2017)24.0km
Skåpafors323 (2017)24.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Harhalsen
Other Languages:
Swedish:
Harnäsgruvan, Silleruds socken, Årjängs kommun, Värmlands län, Sverige


Gold-quartz veins. The mineralization is hosted in locally brecciated sulfidebearing quartz vein that cross-cuts the foliation of orthogneisses belonging to the 1600 Ma Åmål granitoid suite.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Alm, E.; Sundblad, K.; Broman, C. & Schöberg, H. (1999): The gold-bearing quartz veins in the Harnäs area, Sweden. In : Cook, N.J. & Sundblad, K (Editors): Abstract Volume, Gold '99 Trondheim, Precambrian Gold in the Fennoscandian and Ukrainian Shields and Related Areas, May 4-6 1999, Geological Survey of Norway SI: 15-17
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Alm, E.; Sundblad, K.; Broman, C. & Schöberg, H. (1999): The gold-bearing quartz veins in the Harnäs area, Sweden. In : Cook, N.J. & Sundblad, K (Editors): Abstract Volume, Gold '99 Trondheim, Precambrian Gold in the Fennoscandian and Ukrainian Shields and Related Areas, May 4-6 1999, Geological Survey of Norway SI: 15-17
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Alm, E., Broman, K, Billström, K., Sundblad, K., & Torssander, P.(2003): Fluid Characteristics and Genesis of Early Neoproterozoic Orogenic Gold-Quartz Veins in the Harnäs Area, Southwestern Sweden. Economic Geology. 98 (7), 1311-1328
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Swedish Natural History Museum, Stockholm collection # 19960148
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alm, E., Broman, K, Billström, K., Sundblad, K., & Torssander, P.(2003): Fluid Characteristics and Genesis of Early Neoproterozoic Orogenic Gold-Quartz Veins in the Harnäs Area, Southwestern Sweden. Economic Geology. 98 (7), 1311-1328
Volynskite
Formula: AgBiTe2
Reference: Alm, E.; Sundblad, K.; Broman, C. & Schöberg, H. (1999): The gold-bearing quartz veins in the Harnäs area, Sweden. In : Cook, N.J. & Sundblad, K (Editors): Abstract Volume, Gold '99 Trondheim, Precambrian Gold in the Fennoscandian and Ukrainian Shields and Related Areas, May 4-6 1999, Geological Survey of Norway SI: 15-17

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Volynskite2.JA.20AgBiTe2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
ø = 2
Volynskite3.7.1.3AgBiTe2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S GalenaPbS
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
AgSilver
Ag VolynskiteAgBiTe2
TeTellurium
Te VolynskiteAgBiTe2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi VolynskiteAgBiTe2
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3157795
Proterozoic II granite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granite,syenite}

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]

Calymmian
1400 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2636062

Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Sveconorwegian orogen; Idefjorden terrane

Lithology: Granitoid, 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]

Calymmian - Statherian
1400 - 1800 Ma



ID: 3185273
Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1400 - 1800 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive 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]

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

References

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Alm, E.; Sundblad, K.; Broman, C. & Schöberg, H. (1999): The gold-bearing quartz veins in the Harnäs area, Sweden. In : Cook, N.J. & Sundblad, K (Editors): Abstract Volume, Gold '99 Trondheim, Precambrian Gold in the Fennoscandian and Ukrainian Shields and Related Areas, May 4-6 1999, Geological Survey of Norway SI: 15-17
Alm, E., Broman, K, Billström, K., Sundblad, K., & Torssander, P.(2003): Fluid Characteristics and Genesis of Early Neoproterozoic Orogenic Gold-Quartz Veins in the Harnäs Area, Southwestern Sweden. Economic Geology. 98 (7), 1311-1328


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