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Kårarvet (Kararfvet; Korarfvet), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° North , 15° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~35km
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Quartz quarry in pegmatite.

The pseudomorphs after large crystals of "pyrophysalite" that have been reported from this locality in the 1870s are by modern nomenclature damourite (variety of muscovite) pseudomorphs after topaz (see Atterberg 1875; Wallerius 1932).

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14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dana 7:I:780; Dana 6: 742.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Dana 7:I:780; Dana 6: 742.
'Allanite'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hugh S. Spence (1930) A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE OF THUCHOLITE AND OIL IN A PEGMATITE DYKE, PARRY SOUND DISTRICT, ONTARIO. The American Mineralogist, 15, No. 11, 499-520. (British Museum specimens)
'Allanite var: Pyrorthite'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hugh S. Spence (1930) A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE OF THUCHOLITE AND OIL IN A PEGMATITE DYKE, PARRY SOUND DISTRICT, ONTARIO. The American Mineralogist, 15, No. 11, 499-520. (British Museum specimens)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hugh S. Spence (1930) A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE OF THUCHOLITE AND OIL IN A PEGMATITE DYKE, PARRY SOUND DISTRICT, ONTARIO. The American Mineralogist, 15, No. 11, 499-520. (British Museum specimens); GFF 1, 119
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: No reference listed
'Fluocerite'
Reference: No reference listed
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: GFF 1, 119
Fluorite var: Yttrocerite
Formula: (Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Reference: GFF 1, 119
'Gadolinite'
Reference: GFF 1, 119
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Reference: Hintze, C.: Handbuch der Mineralogie
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: GFF 12, 322
'Hjelmite'
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: No reference listed
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Am Min 64, 890
'Monazite'
Reference: GFF 11, 384
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: GFF 2, 404 ; Wallerius, I. D. (1932): Omvandlad pyrofysalit. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 54, 279-280
Muscovite var: Damourite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: GFF 2, 404 ; Wallerius, I. D. (1932): Omvandlad pyrofysalit. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 54, 279-280
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dana 7:I:780; Dana 6: 742.
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: Hugh S. Spence (1930) A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE OF THUCHOLITE AND OIL IN A PEGMATITE DYKE, PARRY SOUND DISTRICT, ONTARIO. The American Mineralogist, 15, No. 11, 499-520. (British Museum specimens)
'Pyrobitumen var: Thucholite'
Reference: Hugh S. Spence (1930) A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE OF THUCHOLITE AND OIL IN A PEGMATITE DYKE, PARRY SOUND DISTRICT, ONTARIO. The American Mineralogist, 15, No. 11, 499-520. (British Museum specimens)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rynersonite
Formula: CaTa2O6
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: No reference listed
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: GFF 81, 231
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: GFF 116, 175; Atterberg, A. (1875): Tvenne pseudomorfoser från Kårarfvet. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 2, 402-407
'Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)'
Formula: (Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
Yttrotantalite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Reference: GFF 1, 119

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
var: Yttrocerite3.AB.25(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Microlite Group4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rynersonite'4.DF.05CaTa2O6
Yttrotantalite-(Y)4.DG.10(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Bertrandite'9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Kainosite-(Y)9.CF.10Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Damourite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Topaz'9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'var: Pyrorthite'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Fluocerite-
Gadolinite-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hjelmite-
Monazite-
Pyrobitumen-
'var: Thucholite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)-(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Yttrotantalite-(Y)8.1.3.1(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Rynersonite8.3.7.2CaTa2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Gadolinite-(Y)54.2.1b.3Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings with other anion groups
Kainosite-(Y)60.2.1.1Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Allanite'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'var: Pyrorthite'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Fluocerite'-
Fluorite
var: Yttrocerite
-(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
'Gadolinite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hjelmite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Damourite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)'-(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Allanite (var: Pyrorthite){A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
CCarbon
C Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite (var: Pyrorthite){A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O RynersoniteCaTa2O6
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
O Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite (var: Pyrorthite){A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca RynersoniteCaTa2O6
Ca Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Ca Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
TiTitanium
Ti Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
Fe Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Y Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Y Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Y Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
Y Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
Nb Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
CeCerium
Ce Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta RynersoniteCaTa2O6
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
Ta Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
UUranium
U Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7
U Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4

References

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Zittel, K. (1860) Mittheilungen an Prof. Bronn (Mineralogische Bemerkungen einer Reise durch Schweden und Norwegen). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde. Jahrgang 1860, 788-?.
Nordenskjöld, A.E. (1860) Beitrag zur Kenntnis von in Schweden vorkommenden Yttrotantal- und Yttroniob-Mineralien. Annalen der Physik und Chemie 187 (111), 278-?.
Nordström, T. (1872) Om i Falutrakten förekommande mineralbrott. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 1, 119-123.
Atterberg, A. (1875) Tvenne pseudomorfoser från Kårarfvet. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 2, 402-407.
Wallerius, I.D. (1932) Omvandlad pyrofysalit. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 54, 279-280.
Dana 6: 742 (in part).
Dana 7: I: 780 (in part).

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