Idkerberget, Stora Tuna, Borlänge, Dalarna, Sweden
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||60° 22' 45'' North , 15° 13' 47'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||60.37931,15.22977|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Idkerberget|
Consists of three main orebodies which have been mined: Centralgruvan, Herrgruvan and Väggruvan.
A number of orebodies are known such as: Centralgruve-, Herrgruve-, Väggruve-, Bergmästar-, Januari-, Diamant-, November-, Hemfrids- and Fogde-malmen (= orebody).
Fe 62% and P 0,6 %. Mine closed in 1977.
The mine is well known for the big collapse in March 1961 when a hole with a circumference of 1km opened in the middle of the night (see link, in Swedish).
4 valid minerals.
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.
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1600 - 2500 Ma
|Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: intermediate|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Description: Northern Europe, Svecofennian and Lapland-Kola orogens
Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08
Lithology: Felsic and intermediate volcanic rocks
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. 
1800 - 2050 Ma
- Magnusson, NH (1973): Malm i Sverige 1. Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm.