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Skisshyttan (Schisshyttan), Smedjebacken, Dalarna, Swedeni
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Skisshyttan (Schisshyttan), Bergslagen, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Skisshyttan
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 13' 23'' North , 15° 17' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.22317,15.28719
GeoHash:G#: u6dyeg7c3
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gubbo200 (2017)4.7km
Håksberg449 (2017)6.5km
Sörvik699 (2017)8.4km
Ludvika15,245 (2017)9.9km
Hagge297 (2017)11.1km


Locality known for producing spray-like or radial aggregates of gedrite that occur in a metavulcanite rock. Located north of Svartberg ore field in Väster Silvberg.
The spelling Schisshyttan is an older spelling not longer in current use.

Regions containing this locality

Bergslagen, SwedenMining District
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series var: Knebelite'
Formula: from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Gold
Formula: Au
'Hornblende'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'-
'var: Knebelite'-from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'-
'var: Knebelite'-from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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: 3148740
Proterozoic I meta-rhyolite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-rhyolite

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: 3185381
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: 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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 637683
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: intermediate

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: Felsic and intermediate 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]

Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2631724

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bergslagen lithotectonic unit

Lithology: Rhyolite, dacite, 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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Wilke, H.-J. (1976) Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (p.209)


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