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Karelia Beryl Mine pegmatite, Kännätsalo, Luumäki, Southern Finland Region, Finland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 58' 21'' North , 27° 44' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.97240,27.73570
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Luumäki Beryllilouhos


Gem mining, strongly etched prismatic crystals of yellow, green, and pale blue gem beryl.

Note: A 100 kg specimen of smoky quartz crystals was from a big rapakivi granite cavity in a road construction site in Luotola, Luumäki, not from the Karelian Beryl Mine.


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Calymmian - Statherian
1400 - 1800 Ma



ID: 635220
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: granitic

Age: Proterozoic (1400 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Dala-Rapakivi Domain

Comments: Magmatic arc/suite; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Rapakivi granite

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]

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References

Lyckberg, P. (2004): Ein Neufund phantastischer grüner Edelberylle aus Luumäki, Karelien, Finnland. Mineralien Welt 15 (6), 38-45

Lyckberg, P. (2006): Miarolitic pegmatites of the Viborg rapakivi granite massif, SE Finland with special attention to the green gem beryl producing Karelia Beryl Mine pegmatite at Luumäki, Karelia. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 33, 87-107.

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