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Ekeberg marble quarry, Glanshammar, Örebro, Örebro, Swedeni
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Ekeberg marble quarryQuarry
Glanshammar- not defined -
ÖrebroMunicipality
ÖrebroCounty
SwedenCountry
Ekeberg marble quarry, Glanshammar, Närke Province, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Ekebergs marmorbrott
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° North , 15° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~38km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


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Närke Province, SwedenProvince (Historical)
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: White, Grey
Fluorescence: Weak fluorescence yellow or red
Description: White or grey scalenohedrons up to 150 mm, also as smaller crystals in other crystal habits. Grey coloured by microscopic pyrite/marcasite inclusions.
Reference: Torbjörn Lorin Collection
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Up to 2 mm crystals. Often as vug linings. Often unstable and easily oxidized.
Reference: Torbjörn Lorin Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Only as part of massive pegmatite zones
Reference: Personally made observations at site.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Colour: Black
Description: Sometimes as small crystals in pegmatite zones.
Reference: Torbjörn Lorin Collection
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Colour: Reddish brown
Description: In clacite filled vugs or as crystals in massive mica. Up to 10 mm.
Reference: Torbjörn Lorin collection, Personally analyzed, XRD and SEM-EDS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Uvite Series'9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Uvite Series'61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2

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