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Insjö copper mines, Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° North , 15° East (est.)
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Name(s) in local language(s):Insjö koppargruvor, Leksand, Dalarna, Sverige


Copper sulfide ore field, also known as Insjögruvan (Insjö mine).

The major mines are Bäckgruvan and Storgruvan. The ore is found in garnet-biotite schist in cordierite quartzite. Just SE of the Insjö mines is Gruvberget silver mine.

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9 valid minerals.

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References

SGU Ca17, page 169
AKMG 3, nr11, page 33

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