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Skrikerum Mine (Skrickerum Mine), Valdemarsvik, Östergötland, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 9' 37'' North , 16° 25' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.16046,16.41987
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Cu-Ag-Pb-Se deposit. The first mineral containing Se was first discovered and described from this locality (by Berzelius in 1817). Old maps use the spelling "Skrickerum", which is not in use today.

Mineral List

42 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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1800 - 2050 Ma

ID: 2632821

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]

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Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, p. 144-145

Jonsson, E. & Wagner, T. (2002): Ore mineralogy of the Skrikerum Cu–Ag–Tl–(Au) selenide deposit, SE Sweden: preliminary results. The 25th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting (Reykjavík), Abstract vol., 98

Bindi, L. & Pratesi, G. (2005): Selenojalpaite, Ag3CuSe2, a new mineral species from the Skrikerum Cu–Ag–Tl selenide deposit, Smaland, southeastern Sweden, Canadian Mineralogist 43, 1373-1377

Sandström, F. (2007): Skrikerum. Litiofilen 24 (1), 22-38

Jansson, B., Otter, B., Thorin, L. & Torstensson, O. (2006): Skrikerum- typlokal for berzelianit. Svenska typlokaler, del 2. Berg & Mineral. 16 (nr 49), 9-11

Jonsson, E. (2012): Hessit-det första telluridfyndet i Skrikerums koppar-selen-mineralisering. Berg & Mineral. 22 (72), 9-10

Jonsson, E., Högdahl, K., Majka, J. & Murashko, M. (2014): Te-Cu-rich sudburyite – the first platinum-group-element mineral from the selenide mineralisation at Skrikerum, Sweden. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen. 191, 137-144

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