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Kouvervaara, Kuusamo, North Ostrobothnia, Finlandi
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Kouvervaara- not defined -
KuusamoMunicipality
North OstrobothniaRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 7' 52'' North , 28° 49' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.13111,28.81833
GeoHash:G#: ueu2pybce
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Gold prospect.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


31 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
'Biotite'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Jaipurite
Formula: CoS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Maldonite
Formula: Au2Bi
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Kouvervaara - Gold Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Cobaltpentlandite'2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Hedleyite2.DC.05Bi7Te3
Jaipurite2.CC.05CoS
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Maldonite2.AA.40Au2Bi
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Maldonite1.1.3.1Au2Bi
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)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 = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Jaipurite-CoS
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FerberiteFeWO4
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S JaipuriteCoS
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Co JaipuriteCoS
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
TeTellurium
Te HedleyiteBi7Te3
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au MaldoniteAu2Bi
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi HedleyiteBi7Te3
Bi MaldoniteAu2Bi

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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