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Mölnbo Quarry, Södertälje, Stockholm, Swedeni
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Mölnbo QuarryQuarry
SödertäljeMunicipality
StockholmCounty
SwedenCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mölnbo marmorbrott, Södertälje kommun, Södermanland, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 2' 13'' North , 17° 23' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.03712,17.39347
GeoHash:G#: u6krgg3s1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mölnbo1,089 (2017)2.0km
Gnesta5,772 (2017)4.8km
Sund394 (2017)8.2km
Hölö1,477 (2017)8.3km
Vagnhärad3,397 (2017)11.5km


Marble quarry. There is a small zinc mine in the vicinity.

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Jonsson, E. & Langhof, J. (1994): Bidrag till Södermanlands mineralogi I. 4. Kristalliserad baryt och magnetit från Mölnbo marmorbrott. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jonsson, E. & Langhof, J. (1994): Bidrag till Södermanlands mineralogi I. 4. Kristalliserad baryt och magnetit från Mölnbo marmorbrott. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jonsson, E. & Langhof, J. (1994): Bidrag till Södermanlands mineralogi I. 4. Kristalliserad baryt och magnetit från Mölnbo marmorbrott. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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: 3185313
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: 3157648
Proterozoic I meta-sandstone

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{mica schist,gneiss,amphibolite}

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: 2631166

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bergslagen lithotectonic unit

Lithology: Granitoid and subordinate syenitoid, 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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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. 4. Kristalliserad baryt och magnetit från Mölnbo marmorbrott. Berg & Mineral. 4 (nr.7), 20


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