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Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finlandi
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Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Geological Survey of Finland information board at the Härksaari quarry.

Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Duckboard trail to Härksaari quarry

Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Geological Survey of Finland information board at the Härksaari quarry.

Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Duckboard trail to Härksaari quarry

Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Geological Survey of Finland information board at the Härksaari quarry.

Härksaari Quarry, Tammela, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° North , 23° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~22km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Härksaari (Härkäsaari)


A pegmatite quarry close to the town of Torro.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Jyrki Autio photo & specimen
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Mäkinen, E. 1909. Kuvauksia muutamista Lounais-Suomen pegmatiitti löydöksistä. Käsikirjoitus, Helsingin
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German); Mäkinen, E. (1913): Die Granitpegmatite von Tammela in Finnland und ihre Minerale. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande. 35. 101p. (p. 37)
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
'Gigantolite'
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1863): Beskrifning öfver de i Finland funna mineralier. Helsingfors,P. Th. Stolpes förlag (2 edition). 177p
Heterosite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Reference: Mäkinen, E. (1913): Die Granitpegmatite von Tammela in Finnland und ihre Minerale. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande. 35. 101p. (p. 37)
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mäkinen, E. (1913): Die Granitpegmatite von Tammela in Finnland und ihre Minerale. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande. 35. 101p. (p. 37)
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mäkinen, E. (1913): Die Granitpegmatite von Tammela in Finnland und ihre Minerale. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande. 35. 101p. (p. 37)
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Nordenskiöld A E (1863): Om tantalitartade mineralier från nejden af Torro, Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, 20, 443-453
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)
Triplite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Reference: Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Heterosite8.AB.10(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Triplite8.BB.10(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gigantolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ixiolite8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Heterosite38.4.1.1(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gigantolite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
O Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
P Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Mn Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Mn Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Fe Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

References

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Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1863) Om tantalitartade mineralier från nejden af Torro. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, 20, 443-453 [on a find of tantalite].
Wilke, H.-J. (1976) Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German).


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