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Hitura Nickel Mine, Nivala, North Ostrobothnia, Finlandi
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Hitura Nickel MineOpen-Cast Mine (Abandoned)
NivalaMunicipality
North OstrobothniaRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 63° 50' 48'' North , 25° 2' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 63.84684,25.04028
GeoHash:G#: ue3g1ycyb
Locality type:Open-Cast Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nivala10,610 (2014)8.6km
Haapajärvi7,627 (2014)18.0km
Reisjärvi3,052 (2014)26.5km
Ylivieska13,159 (2018)35.5km
Haapavesi7,717 (2014)35.6km


Ultramafic complex with serpentinite.

Previous owner Belvedere Mining of Canada went bankrupt in December 2015

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


37 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004); Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004); Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004); Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241
Iridarsenite
Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004); Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Am Min 90:273; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Pilsenite
Formula: Bi4Te3
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004); Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
Tarkianite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
Type Locality:
Reference: K.K. Kojonen et al.: Can. Mineral. 42:539-544 (2004)
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
'UM1976-29-Te:BiNi'
Formula: (Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8
Reference: Häkli, T.A., Hänninen, E., Vuorelainen, Y., Papunen, H. (1976) Platinum-group minerals in the Hitura nickel deposit, Finland. Econ. Geol.: 71: 1206-1213; in: Fleischer, M., Cabri, L.J., Nickel, E.H., Pabst, A. (1977): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 62: 597
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Kojonen K: K., Isomäki O.-P. 2005. PGEE-minerals and tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8 a new mineral species from Hitura mine, Nivala, Central Finland. 10th International Platinum Symposium: Platinum-group elements from genesis to benefication and enviromental impact, August 6-11 , 2005 Finland.; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241; Geological Survey of Finland 2006 Hitura - NICKEL Database; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite2.AC.45b(Ir,Ru)As2
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pilsenite2.DC.05Bi4Te3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Tarkianite (TL)2.DB.30(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'UM1976-29-Te:BiNi'-(Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Parkerite2.3.4.1Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Pilsenite2.6.2.5Bi4Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite2.12.4.5(Ir,Ru)As2
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Tarkianite (TL)-(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
'UM1976-29-Te:BiNi'-(Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O UraniniteUO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
S GalenaPbS
S TroiliteFeS
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe TroiliteFeS
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni UM1976-29-Te:BiNi(Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8
CuCopper
Cu Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
As MaucheriteNi11As8
As NickelineNiAs
SeSelenium
Se ClausthalitePbSe
MoMolybdenum
Mo Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Pd Frooditeα-PdBi2
Pd UM1976-29-Te:BiNi(Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TeTellurium
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Te PilseniteBi4Te3
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te UM1976-29-Te:BiNi(Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8
ReRhenium
Re Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
BiBismuth
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe
Bi Frooditeα-PdBi2
Bi BismuthBi
Bi ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Bi PilseniteBi4Te3
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi UM1976-29-Te:BiNi(Ni,Pd)5(Te,Bi)8
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: 3139236
Proterozoic I meta-sandstone

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{mica schist,gneiss,amphibolite}

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: 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: 656497
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

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: Greywacke, phyllite, mica schist, meta-arkose, graphitic schist, paragneiss, conglomerate, amphibolite

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]

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A. Artimo et al. (2004): Three-dimensional geologic modeling and groundwater flow modeling of the Töllinperä aquifer in the Hitura nickel mine area, Finland – providing the framework for restoration and protection of the aquifer. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 76, 5-17. [http://www.geologinenseura.fi/bulletin/Volume76/Artimo.pdf]

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