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Meurastuksenaho, Kuusamo, North Ostrobothnia, Finlandi
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Meurastuksenaho- not defined -
KuusamoMunicipality
North OstrobothniaRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 11' 54'' North , 29° 4' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.19833,29.07944
GeoHash:G#: ueu8tep10
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


25 km N from Kuusamo.

Regions containing this locality

Karelian-Kola Alkaline Ultramafic and Carbonatitic Province, Finland/Russia

Geologic Province - 1,172 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
'Biotite'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
'Clays'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Meurastuksenaho - Gold Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Cobaltpentlandite'2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Chloritoid'9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
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)
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
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Iron-Fe
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S CovelliteCuS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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: 3184992
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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: 3131042
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,gneiss,siliclastics, consolidated}

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 638381
Sedimentary; Clastic: continental

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: Quartzite, conglomerate, grit, tillite; minor arkose, mica schist, diabase, metabasalt, tuffite, gneiss, marble

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. [2]

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

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