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Kvarnby, Södra Sallerup, Malmö, Skåne, Swedeni
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Södra SallerupGroup of Quarries
MalmöMunicipality
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Name in Swedish:Kvarnby, Södra Sallerup, Malmö kommun, Skåne län, Sverige
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 35' 2'' North , 13° 6' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.58398,13.10944
GeoHash:G#: u3ck4qf00
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bara3,743 (2017)4.4km
Oxie12,665 (2017)4.9km
Arlöv9,108 (2011)5.9km
Malmö301,706 (2017)7.2km
Arrie212 (2018)7.7km


Industrial scale of chalk production started in 1864 in Kvarnby and soon there were several factories. In the end of the 19th century deerbones were found in the chalk layers and it was hard to believe that the bones were of similar age as the chalk occurrence. Further investigations proved that they had been left in old shafts for flint. Carbon dating of charcoal showed that mining had occurred between 4000 and 3600 years BC. Several hundred shafts had been dug down to 10 meters in order to get the best flint quality.
A number of smaller quarries exist N&NE of S Sallerup church at Ängdala (in production (-94).

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4 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
'Feldspar Group'
'Mica Group'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O CelestineSrSO4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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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Tertiary - Triassic
2.588 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3190821
Mesozoic-Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (2.588 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone

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]

Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma



ID: 2637095

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Description: Platformal sedimentary cover rocks

Lithology: Limestone, sandstone, marlstone

Reference: Bergman, S., M.B. Sephens, J. Andersson, B. Kathol, T. Bergman. Sveriges berggrund, skala 1:1 miljon. Sveriges geologiska undersökning K 423. [95]

Paleocene
56 - 66 Ma



ID: 3135359
Palaeocene undifferentiated

Age: Paleocene (56 - 66 Ma)

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]

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)
Bergström, J. & N. A. Shaikh (1982) Malmer, industriella mineral och bergarter i Malmöhus län. SGU Rapp. & Medd. Nr. 31. 82 pp.
Carserud, L (1994) Geologiska sevärdheter i Skåne. del II. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. 77p
Wilke, H.-J. (1997) Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden. Christian Weise Verlag, München. 200pp. [p.12]

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