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Långdal mine, Boliden, Skellefte mining district, Skellefteå, Västerbotten, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 49' 32'' North , 20° 13' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.82561,20.22833
GeoHash:G#: u7w2u31ud
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Långdalsgruvan, Skellefteå kommun, Västerbotten


Complex sulphide mine (Au-Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn) Kuroko type, active 1967-1999

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,004 mineral species & varietal names listed

Västerbotten Province, Sweden

Province - 253 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Allargentum
Formula: (Ag1-xSbx)
Reference: Axelsson, G.& Sandström, F. (2006): Storlidengruvan. Litofilen 23 (1): 14-30 (p 23)
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Hornblende'
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'UM1989-18-S:AgFeTe'
Formula: Ag10FeTe2S4
Reference: Karup-Møller, S., Makovicky, Pilström, E. (1989): Mineralogy of the sulphosalt zone at the Långdal deposit, Boliden district, northern Sweden. Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Abh.: 160: 299-327; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 670
'Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)'
Formula: Ag9SbTe2S4
Reference: Karup-Møller, S., Makovicky, Pilström, E. (1989): Mineralogy of the sulphosalt zone at the Långdal deposit, Boliden district, northern Sweden. Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Abh.: 160: 299-327; in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 670

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Allargentum'2.AA.30(Ag1-xSbx)
'Benleonardite'2.LA.50[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Jordanite'2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
UM1989-18-S:AgFeTe-Ag10FeTe2S4
Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)-Ag9SbTe2S4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Allargentum2.2.1.2(Ag1-xSbx)
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Benleonardite3.1.10.1[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
3 <ø < 4
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'UM1989-18-S:AgFeTe'-Ag10FeTe2S4
'Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)'-Ag9SbTe2S4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S UM1989-18-S:AgFeTeAg10FeTe2S4
S Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)Ag9SbTe2S4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe UM1989-18-S:AgFeTeAg10FeTe2S4
CuCopper
Cu Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
AgSilver
Ag Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)
Ag Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag UM1989-18-S:AgFeTeAg10FeTe2S4
Ag Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)Ag9SbTe2S4
SbAntimony
Sb Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)
Sb Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)Ag9SbTe2S4
TeTellurium
Te Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Te UM1989-18-S:AgFeTeAg10FeTe2S4
Te Unnamed (Silver Antimony Telluride Sulfide)Ag9SbTe2S4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23

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: 3185053
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: 3132290
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: 638361
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: 2636958

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bothnia-Skellefteå 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

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