Alfrida Mine, Hällefors silver mines, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sweden
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° North , 14° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~2km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Alfridagruvan, Hällefors silvergruvor|
Shaft driven down to 40 m depth, opened around 1880. Located close to the parking lot.
The mine was operated by Boliden during a short period in 1978-1979 when the mine was taken down to 114 m depth. In that period a total of 67 349 ton ore was mined, with a content of 4,25% Zn, 4,00% Pb, 99 g/ton Ag and 0.2 g/ton Au.
In the summer of 2017 the area was claimed for prospecting by the Lovisagruvan AB mining company. The results from prospecting the area are not yet available.
18 valid minerals.
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