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Name in German:Norwegen
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Name in Russian:Норвегия
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Name in Spanish:Noruega
Name in Afrikaans:Noorweë
Name in Albanian:Norvegjia
Name in Arabic:النرويج
Name in Belarusian:Нарвегія
Name in Bulgarian:Норвегия
Name in Catalan:Noruega
Name in Czech:Norsko
Name in Danish:Norge
Name in Dutch:Noorwegen
Name in Estonian:Norra
Name in Farsi/Persian:نروژ
Name in Finnish:Norja
Name in Galician:Noruega
Name in Greek:Νορβηγία
Name in Hebrew:נורבגיה
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Name in Hungarian:Norvégia
Name in Icelandic:Noregur
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Name in Irish Gaelic:An Iorua
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Name in Korean:노르웨이
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Name in Slovak:Nórsko
Name in Slovenian:Norveška
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Name in Swedish:Norge
Name in Tagalog:Noruwega
Name in Thai:นอร์เวย์
Name in Turkish:Norveç
Name in Ukrainian:Норвегія
Name in Vietnamese:Na Uy
Name in Welsh:Norwy
Area:385,178 km2
Locality type:Country


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Commodity List

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

885 valid minerals. 86 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 14 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 25 erroneous literature entries.

Rock Types Recorded

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'Sagvandite'

Anorthosite

Basalt

'Foyaite'

'Pegmatite'

'Syenite pegmatite'

Troctolite

Metasandstone

'Larvikite'

Breccia

'Graphic granite'

Gabbronorite

Sandstone

Gabbro

Limestone

Schist

Camptonite

Amphibolite

Bituminous-coal

Norite

Pyroxenite

Peridotite

Olivine-gabbro

Dunite

Phyllite

Quartzite

'Augen gneiss'

Metagabbro

Fenite

'Dolerite'

Monzodiorite

'Ultramafic-rock'

'Biotite granite'

Hornfels

'Ekerite'

'Quartz-plagioclase-mica gneiss'

Eclogite

Serpentinite

Granulite

'Rødberg'

Syenite

Skarn

Slag

'Mid-ocean-ridge basalt'

Harzburgite

Greenschist

'Damkjernite'

Marble

Gneiss

Websterite

Chromitite

Metaperidotite

Nepheline-syenite

'Mica schist'

Lherzolite

Ferrocarbonatite

Søvite

'Leucocratic nephelinolite'

Ijolite

'Melanocratic nephelinolite'

Dolomite-carbonatite

Chert

'Garnet-mica schist'

Metabasalt

Tonalite

Metatonalite

Mylonite

'Ophiolite'

Greenstone

'Leucogranite'

Chondrite meteorite

Meta-andesite

'Banded gneiss'

'Nordmarkite'

L5 chondrite meteorite

'Peralkaline syenite'

Metatuff

'Metadolerite'

'Albite felsite'

'Copper ore'

'Gold ore'

'Graphitic schist'

Tuffite

'Till'

'Grunerite quartzite'

Melilitite

Olivine-melilitite

Basanite

Nephelinite

'Charnockitic monzonite'

Conglomerate

Granite

'Granitic gneiss'

'Quartz-feldspar gneiss'

Orthogneiss

'Hornblende-biotite granite'

'Granitic orthogneiss'

Migmatite

'Alum Shale'

'Garnet-graphite schist'

Slate

'Hydrothermal breccia'

'Nepheline syenite pegmatite'

'Lardalite'

'Rhombporphyry'

'CO3.6 chondrite meteorite'

'H3-6 chondrite meteorite'

L6 chondrite meteorite

Diorite

CM2 chondrite meteorite

H chondrite meteorite

H4 chondrite meteorite

'L/LL6 chondrite meteorite'

Shale

'Maenaite'

Dolostone

PMG pallasite meteorite

Carbonatite

Shonkinite

Metalimestone

'Hornblende-biotite gneiss'

Latite

Trachyte

'Porphyry'

'Trondhjemite'

'Pegmatitic granite'

Wehrlite

Granodiorite

Meta-evaporite

Tuff

'Farsundite'

'Porphyritic granite'

Metarhyolite

'Charnockitic granite'

'Aplite'

'Quartz porphyry'

'Peralkaline alkali-feldspar-granite'

'Chlorite schist'

Metatuffite

Meta-arkose

'Leucogabbro'

Rhyolite

'Biotite-hornblende gneiss'

Paragneiss

Quartz-monzonite

Metamudstone

'Staurolite-mica schist'

Metasiltstone

'Biotite schist'

'Albitite'

'Quartz schist'

'Silver ore'

'Ungrouped iron meteorite'

Alkali-feldspar-syenite

'Arkose quartzite' ?

'Keratophyre' ?

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Brünnich, M.L. (1777) Forsøg til Mineralogie for Norge. Priskrift, Trondhjem.
Schumacher, C.F (1801) Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, 172 pp.
Oftedal, I. (1948) Oversikt over Norges mineraler. Norges geologiske undersøkelse, 170, 1-48.
Neumann, H. (1959) Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 1. An introduction. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 39, 231-236.
Sverdrup, T.L., Thorkildsen, C.D., and Bjørlykke, H. (1967) Uran og Thorium i Norge. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, 250A, 3-31.
Wilke, H.-J. (1976) Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (in German).
Garmo, T.T. (1983) Norsk steinbok. Norske mineral og bergartar. Universitetsforlaget, 254 pp.
Neumann, H. (1985) Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp.
Raade, G. (1996) Minerals originally described from Norway. Including notes on type material. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 11, 104 pp. + plates 1-7.
Grenne, T., Ihlen, P.M., and Vokes, F.M. (1999) Scandinavian Caledonide Metallogeny in a plate tectonic perspective. Mineralium Deposita, 34, 422-471.
Kristiansen, R. (1999) Berylliummineraler i Norge. Bergverksmuseets Skrift, 15, 34-46 (in Norwegian) [Beryllium minerals in Norway].
Kristiansen, R. (1999) Berylliummineraler i Norge. Stein, 26(2), 8-23 (in Norwegian) [Beryllium minerals in Norway].
Kristiansen, R. (2003) Scandium-mineraler i Norge. Stein, 30(2), 14-23.
Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O., and Erambert, M. (2005) Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30, 88-93.
Kristiansen, R. (2007) Sekundære uranmineraler i Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 49-59 (in Norwegian) [On secondary U minerals from Norway].
Raade, G. (2007) Minerals of Norway - the (almost) complete inventory. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 69-98.
Selbekk R.S. (2010) Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM, 552 pp.
Larsen, K.E. (2016) Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2015-2016. Norsk mineralsymposium 2016, 127-135.
Müller, A., Romer, R. L., and Pedersen, R.-B. (2017) The Sveconorwegian Pegmatite Province – Thousands of Pegmatites Without Parental Granites. Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 283-315.

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A tribute to Gunnar Raade on his 70th birthday by Knut Edvard Larsen


External Links

http://www.ngu.no/ [Geological Survey of Norway / Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse (NGU)]

http://www.nags.net/ [with inventory of Norwegian minerals]

http://www.statkart.no/ &

http://ngis2.statkart.no/norgesglasset/default.html [detailed map server]

http://www.prospecting.no [mineral resources in Norway]

https://www.bergverkshistorie.no/ [Norwegian mining history]

http://ub-fmserver.uio.no/minuskel/recordlist.php?-max=25&-skip=0&-link=Record%20List [free PDFs of many old publications on the mineralogy and geology of Norway]


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