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Høgtuva Beryllium deposit, Rana, Nordland, Norway
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Høgtuvaite
Høgtuva Beryllium deposit, Rana, Nordland, Norway

Photo: Knut Eldjarn
Latitude: 66°24'15"N
Longitude: 13°52'35"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Høgtuva, Rana kommune, Nordland fylke, Norge
 
An Early Proterozoic (1700-1900 MA) høgtuvaite-bearing peraluminous granitic gneis located at 400m elevation, about 7 km SE of the mountain Høgtuva, which is the nearest significant referencepoint.

Mineral List

Albite
'Allanite'
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
'Biotite'
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Danalite
Euxenite-(Y)
'Fergusonite'
'Fluocerite'
Fluorite
'Gadolinite'
Galena
Genthelvite
Høgtuvaite (TL)
Kainosite-(Y)
Magnetite
Microcline
Molybdenite
Phenakite
Pyrite
'Pyrochlore'
Pyrophanite
Quartz
Sphalerite
Thalénite-(Y) ?
Thorite
Titanite
Uraninite
'Wolframite'
Yttrialite-(Y)
Zircon


35 entries listed. 26 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

- Grauch et al. (1994): Høgtuvaite, a new beryllian member of the aenigmatite group fom Norway, with x-ray data on aenigmatite. Canadian Mineralogist. 32: 439-448.
- Schachinger, T. (2011): Mineralogische Reise durch Nordland (Norwegen) und Lappland (Schweden). Der Steirische Mineralog 25, 6-10.

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