Storgruvan (Stor Mine), Ruda, Finspång, Östergötland, Sweden
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||58° 58' 48'' North , 15° 51' 41'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||58.98011,15.86165|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Storgruvan, Ruda|
Ruda nickel mine is situated about 4,5 km north of Skedevi church. Copper and nickel has been mined discontinously from the 1840s to 1917.
The sulphide ore occurs as concretions and impregnations in a norite gabbro.
A second mine "Haggruvan" exist as well to the south within the same norite body but both are more known together as Ruda Mine.
5 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
Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)
Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bergslagen lithotectonic unit
Reference: Bergman, S., M.B. Sephens, J. Andersson, B. Kathol, T. Bergman. Sveriges berggrund, skala 1:1 miljon. Sveriges geologiska undersökning K 423.