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Horsmanaho talc quarry, Polvijärvi, North Karelia, Finlandi
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Horsmanaho talc quarryQuarry
PolvijärviMunicipality
North KareliaRegion
FinlandCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 62° North , 29° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~24km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Horsmanaho lies in the chromium rich area around Outokumpu.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: No reference listed
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Magnesite var: Ferroan Magnesite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: No reference listed
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: No reference listed
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
'commodity:Talc'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Erkki Kuronen and Ilkka Tuokko (1997) Horsmanaho talc mine. in Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
Tremolite var: Chrome-Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Ferroan Magnesite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Antigorite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
var: Chrome-Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Magnesite
var: Ferroan Magnesite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Tremolite
var: Chrome-Tremolite
-☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Tremolite (var: Chrome-Tremolite)☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Tremolite (var: Chrome-Tremolite)☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Tremolite (var: Chrome-Tremolite)☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Tremolite (var: Chrome-Tremolite)☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite (var: Chrome-Tremolite)☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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