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Leveäniemi Mine, Svappavaara, Kiruna district, Lappland, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 67° 37' 59'' North , 21° 1' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 67.63306,21.02223
GeoHash:G#: uknby25zj
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Leveäniemigruvan;


An iron open-pit mine active 1964-83.

Alternative Label Names

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Leveäniemi, Svappavaara, Lappland, Sweden
Leveäniemi, Svappavaara, Kiruna, Lappland, Sweden
Leveäniemi, Svappavaara, Kiruna district, Lappland, Sweden
Leveäniemi, Svappavarra, Kiruna, Lappland, Sverige

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,002 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Description: Xls to 5cm embedded in massive iron ore
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5): 343-346
'Apophyllite'
Reference: No reference listed
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Zetterqvist, A. (1991): Heulandit och baryt från Leveäniemi. Stuffen Varpen. (Medlemstidning för Stockholms Amatørgeologiska Sällskap). 1 (nr 1) p. 22
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Description: XRD-confirmed (deep green to almost black, velvety radiating groups; Augsten, 2009).
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346; Augsten, R. (2009): Lapis 34, 20-23.
Bermanite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Biotite'
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Habit: acicular
Colour: yellow
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
'Chabazite'
Reference: Thorin, Lennart (1989): Några ovanligare mineral i Lapplandsgruvorna. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 39, nov 1989, 15-16; Augsten, R. (2009): Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.
Chlorapatite ?
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: No reference listed
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Habit: agate-like spheres
Colour: white
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5): 343-346
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jorge M. Alves photo and specimen
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Description: xls to 4 cm
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346
Ferrostrunzite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Jansson, M. : Två nya fosfatmineral från Leveäniemigruvan: mitridatit och ferrostrunzit Published online: http://www.k1q.net/skarn/articles/article9.pdf
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Colour: Milky to transparent
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerlas from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: No reference listed
Frondelite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Reference: Thorin, L. (1989). Mineralnotiser. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 38, 11.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346; Zetterqvist, A. (1991): Heulandit och baryt från Leveäniemi. Stuffen Varpen. (Medlemstidning för Stockholms Amatørgeologiska Sällskap). 1 (nr 1) p. 22
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'
Formula: (Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
Habit: Velvety spherules; masses
Colour: grey-green
Reference: Moore, P. B. (1970): Crystal chemistry of the basic iron phosphates. Am. Mineral. 55, 135-169; Bjällerud, C.G. (1989) Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi iron mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record, 20, 343-346.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5): 343-346
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerlas from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Jansson, M. : Två nya fosfatmineral från Leveäniemigruvan: mitridatit och ferrostrunzit Published online: http://www.k1q.net/skarn/articles/article9.pdf
Montgomeryite
Formula: Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Jorge Moreira Alves photo & specimen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jorge M. Alves photo and specimen
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346; Augsten, R. (2009): Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346; Augsten, R. (2009): Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerlas from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5): 343-346
'Stilbite subgroup'
Description: Confirmed by XRD (Augsten, 2009)
Reference: Augsten, R. (2009): Mineralientouren nach Skandinavien (II). Nicht nur Strengit: Svappavaara und der Erzgebau Leveäniemi. Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerlas from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346;Augsten, R. (2009): Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.
Tinticite
Formula: Fe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
Reference: Thorin, L. (1989). Mineralnotiser. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 38, 11.; Wilke, H.-J. (1997): Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 200 pp. (in German)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346.
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerlas from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Bjällerud, C-G. (1989): Phospate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20(5):343-346

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Beraunite'8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
'Bermanite'8.DC.20Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Cacoxenite'8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
'Chlorapatite' ?8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
'Crandallite'8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Dufrénite'8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
'Ferrostrunzite'8.DC.25Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
'Fluellite'8.DE.10Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
'Frondelite'8.BC.10Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
'Kidwellite'8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
'Mitridatite'8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
'Montgomeryite'8.DH.25Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
'Rockbridgeite'8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
'Strengite'8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
'Tinticite'8.DC.32Fe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
'Variscite'8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
'Wavellite'8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Ferro-hornblende'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Laumontite'9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Natrolite'9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Scolecite'9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'-(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
'Scapolite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'-☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite ?41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Frondelite41.9.2.2Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fluellite42.6.9.1Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Bermanite42.11.17.1Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Ferrostrunzite42.11.9.2Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Montgomeryite42.11.8.1Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
(AB)4(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Tinticite42.12.4.1Fe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
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)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'-(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
'Scapolite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'-☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
H BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H FerrostrunziteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
H FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
H FrondeliteMn2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
H Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
O BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O FerrostrunziteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
O FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O FrondeliteMn2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
NaSodium
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
PPhosphorus
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
P BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P FerrostrunziteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
P FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P FrondeliteMn2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Cl Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mn FrondeliteMn2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
FeIron
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe FerrostrunziteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Fe FrondeliteMn2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu Laubmannite (of Moore)(Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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: 3148547
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,gneiss,siliclastics, consolidated}

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: 3185099
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: 637880
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: undivided

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: Granite, monzonite, quartz monzonite, quartz monzodiorite

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: 2638038

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: Svecokarelian orogen; Norrbotten lithotectonic unit

Lithology: Basalt, andesite and subordinate 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]

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References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Bjällerud, C.-G. (1989): Phosphate minerals from the Leveäniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Sweden. Mineralogical Record. 20 (5):343-346
Thorin, L. (1989): Några ovanligare mineral i Lapplandsgruvorna. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 39, nov 1989, 15-16 [on find of chabazite, stilbite and heulandite]
Thorin, L. (1989). Mineralnotiser. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 38, 11. [on the find of tinticite and frondelite]
Zetterqvist, A. (1991): Heulandit och baryt från Leveäniemi. Stuffen Varpen. (Medlemstidning för Stockholms Amatørgeologiska Sällskap). 1 (nr 1) p. 22
Wilke, H.-J. (1997): Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 200 pp. (in German)
Augsten, R. (2009): Mineralientouren nach Skandinavien (II). Nicht nur Strengit: Svappavaara und der Erzgebau Leveäniemi. Lapis 34 (1): 20-23.

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