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Källargruvan, Sunne, Värmland County, Swedeni
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General view from the pit and the dump.

Källargruvan, Sunne, Värmland County, Sweden
Omer and I collecting minerals.

Källargruvan, Sunne, Värmland County, Sweden
General view from the pit and the dump.

Källargruvan, Sunne, Värmland County, Sweden
Omer and I collecting minerals.

Källargruvan, Sunne, Värmland County, Sweden
General view from the pit and the dump.

Källargruvan, Sunne, Värmland County, Sweden
Name in Swedish:Källargruvan, Sunne kommun, Värmlands län, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 55' 29'' North , 12° 43' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.92486,12.72685
GeoHash:G#: u69hcsgrt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Uddheden266 (2017)10.5km
Hult473 (2018)11.6km
Gunnarskog275 (2017)15.0km
Charlottenberg2,368 (2017)24.0km
Lysvik326 (2017)24.8km


Copper mine with secondary sulphates, probably formed after the closing of the mine, by humic acids weathering sulfides.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion

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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


18 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Colour: azurblue
Description: microcrystals to 2 mm Delisle's collection catalogue of Davila (vol 2, 1767), p. 511, reports "bleu de montagne", i.e. azurite associated with "cuivre gris", i.e. tetrahedrite-tennantite
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Persson, A. (2019): Källargruvan. En sulfatmineralisering i västra Värmland. Stein 46 (1): 18-24
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: massive
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Description: Identified by XRD
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Habit: dendritic
Description: Sample of dendritic copper in Anders Philip Tidström (1723-1779) collection (nr 1894), Museum of Evolution, Uppsala University.
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Persson, A. (2019): Källargruvan. En sulfatmineralisering i västra Värmland. Stein 46 (1): 18-24
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Description: small grains
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Description: Identified by XRD (Uta Müller 22.9.1991)
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.; Persson, A. (2019): Källargruvan. En sulfatmineralisering i västra Värmland. Stein 46 (1): 18-24
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Description: Together with langite and brochantite. Identified by XRD ( 21.08.1991, by Uta Müller)
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.; Persson, A. (2019): Källargruvan. En sulfatmineralisering i västra Värmland. Stein 46 (1): 18-24
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Persson, A. (2019): Källargruvan. En sulfatmineralisering i västra Värmland. Stein 46 (1): 18-24
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Persson, A. (2006): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net/skarn 15-06-2000.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcoalumite7.DD.75CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chalcoalumite31.3.1.1CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
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 LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3147623
Proterozoic II gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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: 3185452
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 2633406

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Sveconorwegian orogen; Eastern Segment, middle unit

Lithology: Granite, granodiorite, syenitoid, quartz monzodiorite and metamorphic equivalents

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

References

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Persson, A. (2000): Källargruvan. Paper published on www.k1q.net
Persson, A. (2019): Källargruvan. En sulfatmineralisering i västra Värmland. Stein 46 (1): 18-24

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