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Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna County, Swedeni
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Finnbo (Finbo)- not defined -
FalunMunicipality
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° 37' 10'' North , 15° 41' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Falun37,000 (2017)4.0km
Sundborn923 (2017)5.3km
Danholn466 (2017)5.6km
Blixbo338 (2017)8.5km
Vika582 (2017)11.9km


Quartz quarry in pegmatite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite (TL)
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Type Locality:
Reference: Gahn, J.G. & Berzelius, J.J. (1815): Afhandl. Fys. Kem. Min., 4, 180; American Mineralogist (1990) 75, 135.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: crystals in border-zone in perpendicular orientation to contact
Reference: Kjellman et al. (1999) Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 832-833.
'Bastnäsite'
Description: Occurs as an alteration of fluocerite.
Reference: GFF 12, 321; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 290.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Langhof, J. , Jonsson, E. & Gustafsson, L. (2016): Sekundära Be-mineral i svenska granitpegmatiter-en översikt. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2016: 43-52
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: No reference listed
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Kjellman et al. (1999) Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 832-833.
Fluocerite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Type Locality:
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 49; Mineralogical Magazine (1983): 47: 41. Kjellman (unpublished)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: No reference listed
Fluorite var: Yttrocerite
Formula: (Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Reference: No reference listed
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Reference: Kjellman et al. (1999) Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 832-833.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Kjellman et al. (1999) Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 832-833.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Description: Specimens in the collections at Uppsala University and the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. Metamict !
Reference: Romer, R.L & Smeds, S-A. (1997): U-Pb columbite chronology of post-kinematic Palaeoproterozoic pegmatites in Sweden. Precambrian Research. 82, 85–99
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Description: Described as pyrophysalite (pyrofysalit)
Reference: Berzelius, J. (1815): Undersökning af hittils kända fluosilikater, eller af de till Topaz-slägtet räknade fossilierna. Anteckningar i fysik, kemi och mineralogi. Del 4 ,236-252; Wallerius, I. D. (1932): Omvandlad pyrofysalit. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 54, 279-280
Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
Reference: No reference listed
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Kjellman et al. (1999) Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 832-833.
Yttrotantalite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Reference: Berzelius, J.J. (1815): Afhandl. Fys. Kem. Min., 4, 262-93.; Kjellman (unpublished)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Kjellman (unpublished).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluocerite-(Ce) (TL)3.AC.15(Ce,La)F3
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
var: Yttrocerite3.AB.25(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Yttrotantalite-(Y)4.DG.10(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite (TL)9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)9.BG.40(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Yttrotantalite-(Y)8.1.3.1(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
AX3
Fluocerite-(Ce) (TL)9.3.4.1(Ce,La)F3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)61.1.18.1(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite (TL)76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
Fluorite
var: Yttrocerite
-(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
H Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
FFluorine
F Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
YYttrium
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
Y Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Y Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Y Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
CeCerium
Ce Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Fluorite (var: Yttrocerite)(Ca,Y,Ce)F2+x
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
YbYtterbium
Yb Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
UUranium
U Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4

References

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Nordstrom, Th. (1872): Om i Falutrakten förekommande mineralbrott. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 1, 119-123
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 290.
Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, Stockholm: 12, 116.
Kjellman et al. (1999) Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 832-833.

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