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Gåsgruvan, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg ore district, Filipstad, Värmland County, Swedeni
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Gåsgruvan, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg ore district, Bergslagen mining district, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 43' 53'' North , 14° 13' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Persberg249 (2017)2.3km
Filipstad6,119 (2017)4.1km
Nykroppa788 (2017)12.8km
Nordmark234 (2012)13.5km
Grythyttan859 (2017)17.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Gåsgruvan, Gåsgruvefältet, Persbergs malmtrakt, Filipstad, Värmland, Sverige


Large limestone quarry. The area quarried had a number of old mines that went after the skarn ores of zinc, lead and iron. Today the skarn ends up on the dump and the limestone is refined and sold, mostly as surface treatment and filler in paper.

Regions containing this locality

Bergslagen mining district, SwedenMining District
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Jonsson, E. (1999): Gåsgruvan, Värmland- en nyfunnen manganmineralisering. Berg & Mineral. nr 25, 12-13
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Linden, R.H. (2002): Gåsgruvan, En mineralundersökning under åren 1996-2002. Östra Värmlands Mineralsällskap (Cited in Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Jonsson, E. (1999): Gåsgruvan, Värmland- en nyfunnen manganmineralisering. Berg & Mineral. nr 25, 12-13
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Reference: Linden, R.H. (2002): Gåsgruvan, En mineralundersökning under åren 1996-2002. Östra Värmlands Mineralsällskap (Cited in Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Pyrobelonite
Formula: PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Groutite4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?5.DA.45Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyrobelonite8.BH.40PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Groutite6.1.1.3Mn3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?16b.6.1.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Pyrobelonite41.5.2.3PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
OOxygen
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
O PericlaseMgO
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F FluoriteCaF2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg PericlaseMgO
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)

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Jonsson, E. (1999): Gåsgruvan, Värmland- en nyfunnen manganmineralisering. Berg & Mineral. nr 25, 12-13
Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38


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