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Sipilä (Rautio), Kalajoki, North Ostrobothnia, Finlandi
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Sipilä (Rautio)- not defined -
Kalajoki- not defined -
North OstrobothniaRegion
FinlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 4' 58'' North , 24° 12' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.08288,24.20128
GeoHash:G#: ue3hw9yvf
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Sipilä, in the Raahe-Haapajärvi area, is a Palaeoproterozoic orogenic(?) gold-copper-cobalt occurrence hosted by mafic metalava. Invisible (submicroscopic) gold in arsenopyrite dissemination and sulphide-rich veins.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2007 Sipilä - Gold Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Löllingite'2.EB.15aFeAs2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2

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 = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
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

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
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: 3184895
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Mica schist; metasedimentary schist

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: 3144035
Proterozoic I granodiorite-diorite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite-diorite group}, Minor{granite,syenite-monzonite group,meta-granodiorite-diorite group}

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: 637820
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: anorthositic

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: Gabbro, diorite, ultramafic rocks, anorthosite, diabase

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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