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Metsämonttu mine, Kisko, Salo, Southwest Finland, Finlandi
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Metsämonttu mineMine
Kisko- not defined -
Salo- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Metsämonttu kaivos
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 11' 26'' North , 23° 20' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.19083,23.34278
GeoHash:G#: ud8w7jmtn
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kisko1,958 (2014)9.1km
Perniö5,809 (2016)11.6km
Pohja5,257 (2014)14.7km
Muurla1,486 (2014)18.0km
Karjalohja1,657 (2014)21.4km


Underground mine, closed. 11 km SW from Kisko, 25 km SE from the city of Salo.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Ramdohrite
Formula: Pb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Finland Metsämonttu - ZINC Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Arsenic1.CA.05As
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geocronite2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Gudmundite2.EB.20FeSbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Ramdohrite2.JB.40aPb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Anthophyllite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Geocronite3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Ramdohrite3.4.15.6Pb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O RutileTiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenicAs
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
AgSilver
Ag AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Ag SilverAg
CdCadmium
Cd RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
SbAntimony
Sb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Sb AntimonySb
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Pb RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185013
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Metavolcanic schist

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3145708
Proterozoic I granodiorite-diorite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite-diorite group}, Minor{granite,syenite-monzonite group,meta-granodiorite-diorite group}

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 638336
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Svecofennian and Lapland-Kola orogens

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Greywacke, phyllite, mica schist, meta-arkose, graphitic schist, paragneiss, conglomerate, amphibolite

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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