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Pahtavuoma (Pahtavuoma-U), Kittilä, Lapland, Finlandi
Regional Level Types
Pahtavuoma (Pahtavuoma-U)- not defined -
KittiläMunicipality
LaplandRegion
FinlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 67° 46' 58'' North , 24° 15' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 67.78278,24.25000
GeoHash:G#: us11xg6r3
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Äkäslompolo394 (2014)20.2km
Ylläsjärvi200 (2018)28.8km


Base metal deposit. Apparently also includes uranium mineralisation.
Located 38 km NW of Kittilä.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Pentlandite var: Argentian Pentlandite
Formula: (Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
'Pyrobitumen var: Thucholite'
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: http://en.gtk.fi/ExplorationFinland/Commodities/Uranium/pahtavuoma-u.html
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: http://en.gtk.fi/ExplorationFinland/Commodities/Uranium/pahtavuoma-u.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
var: Argentian Pentlandite2.BB.15(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Pentlandite
var: Argentian Pentlandite
-(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O UraniniteUO2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S Pentlandite (var: Argentian Pentlandite)(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite (var: Argentian Pentlandite)(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni Pentlandite (var: Argentian Pentlandite)(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As NickelineNiAs
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag Pentlandite (var: Argentian Pentlandite)(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3156436
Proterozoic I schist

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{schist group}, Minor{basalt group,dolerite}

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 638065
Sedimentary; Clastic: continental

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Svecofennian and Lapland-Kola orogens

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Red sandstone and mudstone, conglomerate, meta volcanic rocks

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184733
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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