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Cordierite from
Falun mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wolter, H.U., Seifert, F. (1984): Mineralogy and genesis of cordierite-anthophyllite rocks from the sulfide deposit of Falun, Sweden. Lithos 17, 147–152; Schumacher, J.C., Schäfer, K. & Seifert, F. (1987): Lamellar nigerite in Zn-rich spinel from the Falun deposit, Sweden. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology. 95: 182-190; Gavelin, S. (1989). Genesis of the Falun sulphide ores, central Sweden. GFF, 111(3), 213-227.; Kampmann, T. C., Stephens, M. B., & Weihed, P. (2016). 3D modelling and sheath folding at the Falun pyritic Zn-Pb-Cu-(Au-Ag) sulphide deposit and implications for exploration in a 1.9 Ga ore district, Fennoscandian Shield, Sweden. Mineralium Deposita, 51(5), 665-680.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Falun mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
4.0km (2.5 miles) A Skytt Mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
16.2km (10.1 miles) B Kalvbäck mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
17.6km (10.9 miles) C Svartvik Mine, Svartvik Mines, Svärdsjö, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
18.6km (11.5 miles) D Bovik Mine, Svartvik Mines, Svärdsjö, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
21.8km (13.6 miles) E Tomtebo mines, Säter, Dalarna, Sweden
22.7km (14.1 miles) F Österby, St. Skedevi, Säter, Dalarna, Sweden
34.9km (21.7 miles) G Vintjärn mines, Svärdsjö, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
44.4km (27.6 miles) H Ryllshyttan, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
44.9km (27.9 miles) I Garpenberg Södra Mine (South), Garpenberg, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
47.1km (29.2 miles) J Långvik ore field, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
47.2km (29.3 miles) K Holmgruve ore field, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
60.6km (37.6 miles) L Blötberg ore field, Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
62.3km (38.7 miles) M Saxberget Mine, Saxberget ore field, Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
67.7km (42.1 miles) N Pullero Mines, Grängesberg mining district, Grängesberg, Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
69.1km (42.9 miles) O Hedkärra Mine, Västanfors, Fagersta, Västmanland, Sweden
71.1km (44.2 miles) P Pol mine, Västanfors, Fagersta, Västmanland, Sweden
82.9km (51.5 miles) Q Storgruvan, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
85.5km (53.1 miles) R Bäckegruvan, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
86.1km (53.5 miles) S Källfall Mine, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
86.1km (53.5 miles) T Stora Stripa, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
87.0km (54.0 miles) U Bastnäs Mines, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
97.3km (60.4 miles) V Stråssa ore field, Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden
97.7km (60.7 miles) W Bjässhöjden (Kämpetorp), Hjulsjö, Hällefors, Örebro, Sweden
101.5km (63.0 miles) X Mangruvan, Nyberget ore field, Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden
105.5km (65.6 miles) Y Silverberget, Järnboås, Nora, Örebro, Sweden
105.7km (65.7 miles) Z Jakob Pers Mine, Gåsborn, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
111.5km (69.3 miles) 0 Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
115.4km (71.7 miles) 1 Stora Pajsberg Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
123.1km (76.5 miles) 2 Koberg Zinc Mine, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
128.4km (79.8 miles) 3 Hornkull silver mines (Hornkullen), Kroppa, Persberg District, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
163.5km (101.6 miles) 4 Askö mines, Vingåker, Södermanland, Sweden
178.3km (110.8 miles) 5 Stavs Mines, Katrineholm, Södermanland, Sweden
179.5km (111.5 miles) 6 Stakholmen quarry, Hassela, Nordanstig, Gävleborg, Sweden
181.5km (112.7 miles) 7 Skalunda mines, Sköldinge, Katrineholm, Södermanland, Sweden
188.2km (116.9 miles) 8 Enåsen Mine, Ljusdal, Gävleborg, Sweden
191.4km (118.9 miles) 9 Ingelsby, Askersund, Örebro, Sweden
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