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Sala Silver Mine, Sala, Västmanland, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s):Sala silvergruva
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 54' 28'' North , 16° 34' 44'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.90778,16.57889
GeoHash:G#: u6euc3bkh
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Mined from 1480 (?) to 1908. Second only to Falu mine in national importance. The main ore was silver-rich (up to 4 %) galena.
Now a tourist mine. Extensive dumps remain.

The ores at Sala are located in a dolomitic limestone, which is intruded and underlain by granitic rocks. The mineralization is accompanied by the formation of abundant skarn minerals: diopside, tremolite, minor garnet and (clino)humite, and other minerals such as chlorite, phlogopite and talc.

Salite (sahlite), now a synonyme of diopside, was described from this mine by d'Andrada in 1800.

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


79 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Allargentum
Formula: (Ag1-xSbx)
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: No reference listed
Andradite var: Bredbergite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
Reference: No reference listed
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Antimony (TL)
Formula: Sb
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
'Biotite'
Reference: Sjögren, H. (1910): The Sala mine. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 32, 1363-1396.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jonsson, E. (2007): Jamesonit från Sala silvergruva samt kommentarer om förekomsten av antimonit. Berg & Mineral (Stockholms Amatörgeologiska Sällskap), 17 (nr 52): 7-9
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Costibite
Formula: CoSbS
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: d’Andrada, J. B. (1800): Der eigenschaften und kennzeichen einiger neuen fossilien aus Schweden und Norwegen nebst einigen chemischen bemerkungen ueber dieselben. Allgemeines Journal der Chemie 4, 28-39; Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 25, pp. 647-658( 1987)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Kjell Gatedal photo
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Eugenite
Formula: Ag11Hg2
Reference: Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Kjell Gatedal
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321;
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Sjögren, H. (1910): The Sala mine. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 32, 1363-1396.
Geocronite (TL)
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: Am Min 39 (1954), 908
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
'Hornblende'
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Kjell Gatedal; Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 25, pp. 647-658( 1987)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Description: A specimen found in Bjelkes tvärort, Torgschaktet" in the beginning of 1800- century, now in the SGU colletion in Uppsala. The sample was labelled "Grau Spetsglanserz". XRD showed jamesonit.
Reference: Jonsson, E. (2007): Jamesonit från Sala silvergruva samt kommentarer om förekomsten av antimonit. Berg & Mineral (Stockholms Amatörgeologiska Sällskap), 17 (nr 52): 7-9
Luanheite
Formula: Ag3Hg
Reference: Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Kjell Gatedal
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'
Formula: (Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Kjell Gatedal
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Moschellandsbergite
Formula: Ag2Hg3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321; Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
'Native Amalgam'
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: No reference listed
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Paraschachnerite
Formula: Ag3Hg2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321; Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kjell Gatedal
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
'Scapolite'
Reference: Kjell Gatedal
Schachnerite
Formula: Ag1.1Hg0.9
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: No reference listed
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 25, pp. 647-658( 1987)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Silver var: Kongsbergite
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1987) 51, 318-321; Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Kjell Gatedal
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Twinnite
Formula: Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4
Reference: Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: No reference listed
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Antimony' (TL)1.CA.05Sb
Eugenite1.AD.15cAg11Hg2
Luanheite1.AD.15bAg3Hg
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Moschellandsbergite1.AD.15dAg2Hg3
Paraschachnerite1.AD.15aAg3Hg2
Schachnerite1.AD.15aAg1.1Hg0.9
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Kongsbergite1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Alabandite'2.CD.10MnS
'Allargentum'2.AA.30(Ag1-xSbx)
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Breithauptite2.CC.05NiSb
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Costibite2.EB.10dCoSbS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Diaphorite2.JB.05Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Freieslebenite2.JB.15AgPbSbS3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geocronite (TL)2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Gudmundite2.EB.20FeSbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Twinnite2.HC.05a Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Arsenolite4.CB.50As2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.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)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Bredbergite9.AD.25(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
'Annite'9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Antigorite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Humite9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Biotite-
Chlorite Group-
Hornblende-
Mercurian Tetrahedrite-(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Native Amalgam-(Ag,Hg)
Scapolite-
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
Eugenite1.1.8.5Ag11Hg2
Luanheite1.1.8.4Ag3Hg
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Moschellandsbergite1.1.8.1Ag2Hg3
Paraschachnerite1.1.8.3Ag3Hg2
Schachnerite1.1.8.2Ag1.1Hg0.9
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony (TL)1.3.1.2Sb
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Allargentum2.2.1.2(Ag1-xSbx)
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Costibite2.12.7.1CoSbS
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Geocronite (TL)3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Freieslebenite3.4.6.2AgPbSbS3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Diaphorite3.5.4.1Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
ø = 2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
Twinnite3.7.8.3 Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
A2X3
Arsenolite4.3.9.1As2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(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 [6] coordination only
Humite52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
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, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite
var: Bredbergite
-(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Hornblende'-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'-(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
'Native Amalgam'-(Ag,Hg)
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Silver
var: Kongsbergite
-(Ag,Hg)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ArsenoliteAs2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Andradite (var: Bredbergite)(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MassicotPbO
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Andradite (var: Bredbergite)(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Andradite (var: Bredbergite)(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AlabanditeMnS
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CostibiteCoSbS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
S GalenaPbS
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S SulphurS8
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S Twinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4
S UllmanniteNiSbS
KPotassium
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Andradite (var: Bredbergite)(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Andradite (var: Bredbergite)(Ca,Mg)3Fe2(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co CostibiteCoSbS
NiNickel
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenoliteAs2O3
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
As NickelineNiAs
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)
Ag DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Ag EugeniteAg11Hg2
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
Ag LuanheiteAg3Hg
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
Ag MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3
Ag Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Ag ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)
Sb AntimonySb
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb
Sb CostibiteCoSbS
Sb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb Twinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg EugeniteAg11Hg2
Hg Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
Hg LuanheiteAg3Hg
Hg Mercurian Tetrahedrite(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Hg MercuryHg
Hg MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3
Hg Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Hg ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2
Hg SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9
PbLead
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
Pb FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb Twinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4

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: 3185452
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

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: 3151390
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]

Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2638788

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Bergslagen lithotectonic unit

Lithology: Limestone, dolomite, 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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
d’Andrada, J. B. (1800): Der eigenschaften und kennzeichen einiger neuen fossilien aus Schweden und Norwegen nebst einigen chemischen bemerkungen ueber dieselben. Allgemeines Journal der Chemie 4, 28-39 [description of sahlit (syn. of dioside) from Sala]
Sjögren, H. (1910): The Sala mine. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 32, 1363-1396.
Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Karlsson, B. (1993): Sala silvergruva. Berg & Mineral (Medlemstidning för Stockholms Amatørgeologiska Sällskap). 3 (6), 16-17
Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
Öhman, L. (2003): Sala Silvergruva. Litiofilen. 20 (1): 11-19
Jonsson, E. (2007): Jamesonit från Sala silvergruva samt kommentarer om förekomsten av antimonit. Berg & Mineral (Stockholms Amatörgeologiska Sällskap), 17 (nr 52): 7-9

External Links

http://www.salasilvergruva.se/english/
[contains some nice shots from the underground workings, and if you’re interested it is possible to get married here as well!]
http://www.geonord.org/shows/salaeng.html


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