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Gnesta Silvermine, Gnesta, Södermanland County, Swedeni
Regional Level Types
Gnesta Silvermine- not defined -
GnestaMunicipality
Södermanland CountyCounty
SwedenCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 4' 54'' North , 17° 20' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gnesta5,772 (2017)4.2km
Mölnbo1,089 (2017)5.5km
Björnlunda838 (2017)10.6km
Nykvarn7,327 (2017)11.8km
Järna6,038 (2017)12.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Gnesta silvergruva, Gnesta, Södermanland, Sverige


Located 4,4 km NNE of Gnesta station. The mineralization occurs in a silverbearing-galena bands in serpentinite-bearing limestone bordered by granite, metavulcanite and gneissic granodiorite.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion
Södermanland Province, SwedenProvince (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Jonsson, E. & Langhof, J. (1994): Bidrag till Södermanlands mineralogi I. 3. Gediget silver och baryt från Gnesta silvergruva. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Wik, N-G., Stephens, M. B & Sundberg, A. (2004): Malmer, industriella mineral och bergarter i Stockholms län. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Rapporter och meddelanden 117. p.45
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Jonsson, E. & Langhof, J. (1994): Bidrag till Södermanlands mineralogi I. 3. Gediget silver och baryt från Gnesta silvergruva. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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G. Löfstrand (1898) Gnesta silfvergrnfva och Mölnbo zinkgrufva, Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 20:3, 90-107, doi:10.1080/11035899809453977
Jonsson, E. & Langhof, J. (1994): Bidrag till Södermanlands mineralogi I. 3. Gediget silver och baryt från Gnesta silvergruva. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20
Wik, N-G., Stephens, M. B & Sundberg, A. (2004): Malmer, industriella mineral och bergarter i Stockholms län. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Rapporter och meddelanden 117. p.45


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