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Minerals Deposits of Finland

Mineral Deposits of Finland is the only up-to-date and inclusive reference available that fully captures the scope of Finland’s mineral deposits and their economic potential. Finland hosts Europe’s most mature rocks and large cratonic blocks, analogous to western Australia and Southern Africa, which are the most mineralized terrains on Earth.

Authored by the world’s premier experts on Finnish mineral exploration and mining, Mineral Deposits of Finland offers a thorough summary of the mineral deposits and their petrogenesis, helping readers to map, explore, and identify Finland’s renewed potential for mineral exploration and extraction.


geologists, economic and petroleum geologists, mineralogists and exploration geoscientists globally as well as mining companies in Finland

Hardbound, 802 Pages

Published: June 2015

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-410438-9


  • 1. A history of the exploration for and discovery of Finland’s ore deposits
    2. Synthesis of geological evolution and metallogeny of Finland
    3. Magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) deposits
    4. Deposits related to carbonatities and kimberlites
    5. Gold deposits
    6. Fe deposits of Finland
    7. VMS deposits
    8. Deposits related to granites
    9. Other types of mineral deposits
    11. Exploration methods
    12. Finland's mineral resources--Opportunities and challenges for future mining


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