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Maurliden Östra, Norsjö, Västerbotten, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 3' 2'' North , 19° 32' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.05067,19.54640
GeoHash:G#: u7tfhf178
Owned/operated by:Boliden Group
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Began in 2010. Maurliden mine site consists of two open pits named
Maurliden and Maurliden Östra (main pit and east pit) in a VMS deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,031 mineral species & varietal names listed

Västerbotten Province, Sweden

Province - 253 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference:  
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference:  
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
Reference:  
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
'Rhyolite'
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Reference:  
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Andersson, E. (2012). A Laboratory Study of ARD Neutralization and Prevention by Alkaline Rest Products: Waste rock from Maurliden. Masters thesis
'commodity:Zinc'
Formula: Zn
Reference:  

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Gudmundite'2.EB.20FeSbS
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Rhyolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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 = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Rhyolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185053
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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: 3132290
Proterozoic I meta-rhyolite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-rhyolite

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: 638361
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: intermediate

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: Felsic and intermediate volcanic rocks

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]

Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2636958

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bothnia-Skellefteå lithotectonic unit

Lithology: Rhyolite, dacite, 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

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