Pyhäsalmi Mine, Pyhäjärvi, Northern Finland Region, Finland
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||63° 41' North , 25° 59' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||63.6833333333, 25.9833333333|
A very deep (>1400 m) base metal mine.
Syngenetic, submarine VMS type Cu-Zn deposit (discovered in 1958) significantly affected by regional metamorphism.
Open-pit mining 1962-1967 (finally stopped in 1975); underground mining since 1967.
Originally owned and operated by Outokumpu Co., but today by INMET.
34 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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- Mining Annual Review (1985): 506