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Säynäjävaara, Kuusamo, North Ostrobothnia, Finlandi
Regional Level Types
Säynäjävaara- not defined -
KuusamoMunicipality
North OstrobothniaRegion
FinlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 9' 43'' North , 28° 52' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.16194,28.87472
GeoHash:G#: ueu83h3vm
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Gold prospect 26 km NW from Kuusamo.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
'Biotite'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Säynäjävaara - Gold Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltpentlandite'2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Chloritoid'9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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: 638381
Sedimentary; Clastic: continental

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: Quartzite, conglomerate, grit, tillite; minor arkose, mica schist, diabase, metabasalt, tuffite, gneiss, marble

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3131042
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,gneiss,siliclastics, consolidated}

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]

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184849
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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]

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