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Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway
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Name(s) in local language(s): Seiland, Alta kommune, Finnmark fylke, Norge
 
Seiland Island is divided administratively into 3 municipalities (kommuner): Alta, Hammerfest and Kvalsund. For localities in the Hammerfest part of Seiland island see: http://www.mindat.org/loc-212041.html

Note on the zircon localities in the nepheline syenite pegmatites in the southern part of Seiland Island: The locality Store Kufjord is the largest and most well-known locality but there are other, smaller localities.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Antiperthite'
'Apatite'
'Biotite'
Calcite
Cancrinite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'Columbite'
Corundum
Eudialyte Group
'Euxenite-(Y)-Polycrase-(Y) series'
'Feldspar Group'
'Fergusonite'
Halite
Hercynite
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Magnetite
Microcline
Monticellite
Muscovite
Nepheline
Orthoclase
Pectolite
Pentlandite
'Perthite'
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
'Scapolite'
Sodalite
Sphalerite
'Tourmaline'
Vesuvianite
Wollastonite
Zircon
var: Malacon


48 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Hoel, A. & Schetelig, J. (1916): Nephelin-bearing pegmatitic dykes in Seiland. In Festskrift til professor Amund Helland paa hans 70 aars fødselsdag 11. oktober 1916.Kristiania 1916, Aschehoug & Co., 110-131

Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p.


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