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Kultaanranta quarry, Kotka, Kymenlaakso, Finlandi
Regional Level Types
Kultaanranta quarryQuarry
KotkaMunicipality
KymenlaaksoRegion
FinlandCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Kultaanranta quarry, Kotka, Etelä-Suomen alue (Södra Finlands region), Suomi
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 36' 28'' North , 26° 49' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.60789,26.81773
GeoHash:G#: udg0f324d
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Anjala16,779 (2014)8.4km
Karhula22,867 (2015)11.4km
Kotka54,616 (2017)17.2km
Katariina728 (2015)18.5km
Pyhtää4,964 (2014)19.7km


Active quarry in Rapakivi granite with miarolitic cavities.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Wyborg batholith, Finland/RussiaBatholith

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Calymmian - Statherian
1400 - 1800 Ma



ID: 635220
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: granitic

Age: Proterozoic (1400 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Dala-Rapakivi Domain

Comments: Magmatic arc/suite; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Rapakivi granite

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]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 3185627
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Comments: Rapakivi Granite

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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: 3156040
Proterozoic I granite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,syenite}

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]

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


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