Gamla Mines (Old mines), Hällefors silver mines, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sweden
|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
24 valid minerals.
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1800 - 2050 Ma