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Blankagruvan, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Swedeni
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Blankagruvan, Gåsgruvan ore field, Bergslagen, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Blankagruvan, Gåsgruvefältet, Persbergs malmtrakt, Filipstad, Värmland, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 43' 46'' North , 14° 14' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.72963,14.23366
GeoHash:G#: u6d5gckwk
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Persberg249 (2017)2.4km
Filipstad6,119 (2017)4.1km
Nykroppa788 (2017)12.5km
Nordmark234 (2012)13.7km
Grythyttan859 (2017)17.1km


Small mine in skarn. The mine is gone today, swallowed by the expansion of the Gåsgruvan limestone quarry.

Regions containing this locality

Bergslagen, SwedenMining District
Eurasian Plate (Eurasia Plate)Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Hornblende'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2

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.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184907
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3150744
Proterozoic I granodiorite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite}, Minor{tonalite,granite,meta-granodiorite}

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]

Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2630839

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Sveconorwegian orogen; Eastern Segment, upper unit

Lithology: Limestone, dolomite, metamorphic

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

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

References

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Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38


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