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Skjerpemyr Mine, Grua Mining District, Grua, Lunner, Oppland, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 15' 35'' North , 10° 37' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.25992,10.62987
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Skjerpemyr gruve (Skjærpemyr Gruve)


The Skjerpemyr mine are the most interesting and richest mine in the Grua District.
The area is protected by law (of 1984.11.16 nr 1909) as a Natural History site (Naturminne in Norwegian) and it is not allowed to collect pieces of the rocks at the site. Hammering and digging is strictly forbidden.

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50 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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Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 655773
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: tonalitic-granodioritic

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Description: East European Platform, Ural Mountains, Fennoscandian Shield- Gulf of Bothnia-Oslo graben

Comments: Craton cover; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Monzonite, quartz monzonite, granodiorite, diorite, tonalite, granitoid rocks

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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Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania (in german)
Raade, G. (1982): Kentrolitt fra Skjerpemyr, Grua. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 92-93
Raade, G. (1995): Secondary Zn and Cu minerals from contact deposits of the Oslo region, Norway. Bergverksmuseet Skrift nr 9, 18-26
Folvik, H. (2005): Mineralene på Skjerpemyr. STEIN 32 (1), 4-9 (in norwegian)
Folvik, H. O. (2008): Nytt om mineraler. Tre nye mineraler fra Skjerpemyr, Grua. STEIN 35 (1): 16 [find and analysis of hetaerolite, hydrohetaerolite & hydrotungstite, pdf-link below]
Folvik, H. O. (2010): En brakiopode fra Skjerpemyr. STEIN 37 (3): 30-31 [on coronadite replacement after a fossil brachiopoda]
Folvik, H. O. (2013): Alamositt fra Skjerpemyr, Grua, Oppland. Stein. 40 (1), 13
Folvik, H. O. (2015): Melanotekitt fra Skjerpemyr, Grua. Stein. 42 (2), 11

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