Straumen eclogite, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||61° 57' 7'' North , 5° 12' 36'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||61.95192,5.20997|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Straumen eklogitten, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway|
UHP eclogite pods. Lappin locality nr 62/62. Eclogite pods containing micro-diamonds as inclusions in zircon (Godard et al 2003).
11 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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.
Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: undivided|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)
Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08
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.