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Osmundsberget, Rättvik, Dalarna County, Swedeni
Regional Level Types
Osmundsberget- not defined -
RättvikMunicipality
Dalarna CountyCounty
SwedenCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
61° 2' 57'' North , 15° 12' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gulleråsen359 (2017)2.1km
Boda528 (2017)3.7km
Solberga419 (2011)7.4km
Nedre Gärdsjö363 (2017)12.9km
Furudal396 (2017)13.5km


Largest limestone quarry in Dalarna. It is in fact 2 quarries in the Osmundsberget (Osmund Mtn). Contain some fossils as well.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: AÖ coll

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3151638
Ordovician limestone

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{coal,siltstone,conglomerate}

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]

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 629043
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Description: East European Platform, Ural Mountains, Fennoscandian Shield- Gulf of Bothnia-Oslo graben

Comments: Craton cover; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate

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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2636959

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: Platformal sedimentary cover rocks

Lithology: Limestone, shale

Reference: Bergman, S., M.B. Sephens, J. Andersson, B. Kathol, T. Bergman. Sveriges berggrund, skala 1:1 miljon. Sveriges geologiska undersökning K 423. [95]

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3186681
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Dalarna

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Lundegårdh, PH (1971) – Nyttosten i Sverige . Almqvist& Wiksell


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