Viitaniemi Quarry

The Viitaniemi Quarry is an open pit in Eräjärvi, where a large lithium-containing feldspar was mined in 1935–1965. Gemstones, such as tourmaline, are still being mined in the mine’s waste piles. Mecca for many stone enthusiasts.

  • Address

    Coordinates:
    61° 35′ 2″ N, 24° 40′ 16″ E

  • Distance to Tampere

    70 km

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