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Älgön, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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Name(s) in local language(s): Älgön, Persbergs malmtrakt, Filipstad, Värmland, Sverige
Three iron mines exist on Älgön (Moose Island); Reinholdsgruvan, Älgögruvan and Hökkullsgruvan. Mining was quite likely done very intermittent during 1850-1900 appr.

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5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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- Magnusson, N.H. & Carlborg ,H.(1925): Persbergs malmtrakt och berggrunden i de centrala delarna av Filipstads Bergslag i Värmlands län. Beskrivning utarbetad av Kungliga Kommerskollegium och Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Stockholm, 1925, 475 p
- Magnusson, N.H (1973): Malm i Sverige 1. Mellersta och södra Sverige. Almqvist & Wiksell, 320p. ISBN 91-20-05545- 320

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