Röjning mines, Smedjebacken, Dalarna, Sweden
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||60° 2' 47'' North , 15° 24' 27'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||60.04644,15.40756|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Röjningsgruvorna|
Four small mines close to the Tolfsboberg ore field. Discovered in 1883, work started in 1884. 1906 was the last year any mining was done. Totally 28 418 tons of iron ore was mined.
4 valid minerals.
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1600 - 2500 Ma
|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Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08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. 
1800 - 2050 Ma