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Torskebäcks mine, Gruvåsen mines, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Torskebäcksgruvan, Gruvåsens gruvor, Persbergs malmtrakt, Filipstad, Värmland, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 45' 4'' North , 14° 22' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.75126,14.36680
GeoHash:G#: u6d5yvms6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Also called Prästgruvan (Priest Mine)
Likely mined for copper (in the small waste dump NH Magnusson only noticed cpy, pyrrhotite and diopside) probably started 1714.

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,033 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: No reference listed
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: No reference listed
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: No reference listed
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: No reference listed
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: No reference listed
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: No reference listed
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: No reference listed
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: No reference listed
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: No reference listed
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Breithauptite'2.CC.05NiSb
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Cubanite'2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Gudmundite'2.EB.20FeSbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stannite'2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
'Troilite'2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4

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
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S GalenaPbS
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S TroiliteFeS
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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


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