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Gamla Mines (Old mines), Hällefors silver mines, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 51' 1'' North , 14° 29' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.85039,14.49648
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Gamla gruvorna, Hällefors silvergruvor, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sweden


Mining activity started in 1635 and focused on the stratabound-type mineralization associated with the manganiferous iron ores



Mineral List


24 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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Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2631724

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bergslagen lithotectonic unit

Lithology: Rhyolite, dacite, 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]

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Canadian Mineralogist (1984) 22 (4), 583-593

 
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