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Brennhaugan, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 70° 38' 1'' North , 22° 29' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 70.63367,22.49888
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Sodalite-nepheline-syenitefenite. Two small prospects and the area around them, ca. 0,5 km north of the highest point on the road between Breivikbotn and Dønnesfjord.


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15 valid minerals.

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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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 645809
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: gabbroic

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Gabbro, olivine gabbro, diabase, norite, quartz norite, diorite, tonalite

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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Michalsen, A. (2000): Forekomster av mineraler og naturstein på Sørøya. STEIN: 27 (2): 4-11
Michalsen, A. (2010): Minerallokaliteter på Sørøya, Vest-Finnmark- den grønne øya i nord. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift: 43: 41-52

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