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Pasvik Valley, Sør-Varanger, Troms og Finnmark, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Pasvik ValleyRiver
Troms og FinnmarkCounty

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 20' 0'' North , 29° 21' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Northern Sami:
Báhčeveaijohka, Mátta-Várjjaga gielda, Romsa ja Finnmárku, Norga
Pasvikdalen, Sør-Varanger, Troms og Finnmark, Norge

Alluvial deposit.
Pasvikdalen is a 150 km long valley along the Pasvik River.
Nordrum et al. (2012) reports finds of amethyst and quartz from quartz veins from an undisclosed in Pasvik valley.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond ?
Formula: C
Reference: Reusch, H. (1895): Folk og natur i Finmarken. Kristiania 1895
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124
Quartz var. Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124


List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond ?1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var. Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond ?
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var. Amethyst-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

C DiamondC
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz var. AmethystSiO2


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Reusch, H. (1895): Folk og natur i Finmarken. Kristiania 1895
Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124

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