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Petolahti (Petalax), Malax, Ostrobothnia, Finlandi
Regional Level Types
Petolahti (Petalax)- not defined -
MalaxMunicipality
OstrobothniaRegion
FinlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
62° 50' 20'' North , 21° 25' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Korsnäs2,194 (2014)12.9km
Malax5,517 (2014)13.8km
Vaasa57,014 (2015)30.2km
Teeriniemi1,500 (2015)31.8km
Ristinummi1,500 (2014)31.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
, Länsi- ja Sisä-Suomen alue (Västra & inre Finlands region), Suomi


Closed nickel mine in olivine diabase.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Ervamaa, Pentti 1962.The Petolahti nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S GalenaPbS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Ervamaa, Pentti (1962) The Petolahti diabase and associated nickel-copper-pyrrhotite ore, Finland. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande 199, 94 pages.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petalax
Wikidata ID:Q6306123

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