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Cordierite from
Bäckegruvan, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden

Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Aksel Österlöf collection, Photo ID: 325666
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bäckegruvan, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
1.5km (1.0 miles) A Bastnäs Mines, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
2.2km (1.4 miles) B Källfall Mine, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
2.4km (1.5 miles) C Stora Stripa, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
3.2km (2.0 miles) D Storgruvan, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
19.5km (12.1 miles) E Hedkärra Mine, Västanfors, Fagersta, Västmanland, Sweden
20.2km (12.6 miles) F Pol mine, Västanfors, Fagersta, Västmanland, Sweden
22.1km (13.7 miles) G Stråssa ore field, Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden
33.7km (20.9 miles) H Mangruvan, Nyberget ore field, Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden
37.9km (23.6 miles) I Silverberget, Järnboås, Nora, Örebro, Sweden
39.1km (24.3 miles) J Pullero Mines, Grängesberg mining district, Grängesberg, Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
40.2km (25.0 miles) K Bjässhöjden (Kämpetorp), Hjulsjö, Hällefors, Örebro, Sweden
42.4km (26.4 miles) L Blötberg ore field, Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
49.6km (30.9 miles) M Saxberget Mine, Saxberget ore field, Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
59.3km (36.8 miles) N Holmgruve ore field, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
60.0km (37.3 miles) O Långvik ore field, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
62.3km (38.7 miles) P Ryllshyttan, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
64.1km (39.8 miles) Q Österby, St. Skedevi, Säter, Dalarna, Sweden
64.1km (39.8 miles) R Garpenberg Södra Mine (South), Garpenberg, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
65.0km (40.4 miles) S Tomtebo mines, Säter, Dalarna, Sweden
67.4km (41.9 miles) T Jakob Pers Mine, Gåsborn, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
69.7km (43.3 miles) U Stora Pajsberg Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
72.7km (45.2 miles) V Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
74.2km (46.1 miles) W Kalvbäck mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
74.5km (46.3 miles) X Hornkull silver mines (Hornkullen), Kroppa, Persberg District, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
74.9km (46.5 miles) Y Koberg Zinc Mine, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
80.5km (50.0 miles) Z Askö mines, Vingåker, Södermanland, Sweden
85.5km (53.1 miles) 0 Falun mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
85.6km (53.2 miles) 1 Skytt Mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
99.3km (61.7 miles) 2 Stavs Mines, Katrineholm, Södermanland, Sweden
99.4km (61.8 miles) 3 Svartvik Mine, Svartvik Mines, Svärdsjö, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
100.0km (62.1 miles) 4 Bovik Mine, Svartvik Mines, Svärdsjö, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
103.0km (64.0 miles) 5 Skalunda mines, Sköldinge, Katrineholm, Södermanland, Sweden
107.8km (67.0 miles) 6 Ingelsby, Askersund, Örebro, Sweden
114.5km (71.1 miles) 7 Vintjärn mines, Svärdsjö, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
115.9km (72.0 miles) 8 Zinkgruvan Mine (Åmmeberg Mines), Zinkgruvan, Askersund, Örebro, Sweden
133.7km (83.1 miles) 9 Sätra Mine, Doverstorp ore field, Finspång, Östergötland, Sweden
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