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Kockgruvan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland County, Swedeni
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Kockgruvan- not defined -
Västmanland CountyCounty

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 55' 2'' North , 15° 40' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Björkviken243 (2012)2.9km
Hedkärra201 (2017)7.3km
Skinnskatteberg2,383 (2017)9.7km
Fagersta11,936 (2017)11.6km
Vad291 (2017)12.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kockgruvan, Skinnskattebergs kommun, Västmanland, Sverige

Small limestone mine with beautiful wollastonite and some molybdenite.

Regions containing this locality

Bergslagen mining district, SwedenMining District
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Fennoscandian ShieldShield

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Berg & Mineral, nr 2 (1991), p.5
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Per Wretling collection
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Per Wretling photo & collection; Berg & Mineral, nr 2 (1991), p.5
Zoisite ?
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Berg & Mineral, nr 2 (1991), p.5
Zoisite var: Thulite ?
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Berg & Mineral, nr 2 (1991), p.5

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 9 - Silicates
Zoisite ?9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
var: Thulite ?9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
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)
Zoisite ?58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
var: Thulite ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
S MolybdeniteMoS2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Mn Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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