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Hundholmen, Tysfjord, Nordland, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 8' 50'' North , 16° 16' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.14729,16.26689
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


An old, now waterfilled quarry worked on a NYF granite pegmatite.



Mineral List


59 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 647345
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: tonalitic-granodioritic

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08

Lithology: Granodiorite, tonolite

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

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References

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Vogt, T. (1923): Über die seltenen Erden im Yttrofluorit von Hundholmen. Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 673-676
Vogt, Th. (1922): Über Thalenit von Hundholmen im nördlichen Norwegen. in Brøgger, W.C, Vogt, Th. & Schetelig, J. (1922): Die Mineralien der südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge. II. Silikate der seltenen Erde. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I.Mat-Naturv. Klasse 1922. 11, 19-47 + plates VII-IX.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 276.
Sverdrup, T. L. (1968): Contributions to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 37. Yttrofluorite-yttrocerite-cerfluorite in norwegian pegmatites. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 48: 245-252
Nilssen, B. (1973): Gadolinite from Hundholmen, Tysfjord, North Norway. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no 55. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 53, 343-348.
Eldjarn, K. (1978): Ancylitt fra Hundholmen, Tysfjord. NAGS-nytt 5(3), 18 (in Norwegian).
Eldjarn, K. (1988). Etter Neumann. NAGS-nytt 15 (1-4), 62 (in Norwegian) [on boltwoodite].
Kristiansen, R. (1993): Thalenitt fra Hundholmen, Tysfjord. STEIN 20 (2), 121-123.
Husdal, T. (2008): The minerals of the pegmatites within the Tysfjord granite, northern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, skrift 38, 5-28.
Raade, G. & Kristiansen, R. (2009): Fluorthalénite-(Y) from Hundholmen, Tysfjord, north Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, skrift 41, 21-24.
Yoklavich, J.L.(2010): Crystallization and reaction sequences in a NYF pegmatite: a case study from the Hundholmen locality, Norway. Undergraduate Research Thesis, Texas Tech University, 14p.
Kolitsch, U., Husdal, T. A., Brandstätter, F. & Ertl, A. (2011) : New crystal-chemical data for members of the tourmaline group from Norway: occurences of fluor-schorl and luinaite-(OH). Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 46, 17-24. [with analysis of luinaite-(OH) and schorl from Hundholmen]
Husdal, T. (2011): Tysfjordgranittens pegmatitter. Stein. 38 (4): 4-35

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