Skjerpemyr Mine, Grua Mining District, Grua, Lunner, Oppland, Norway
|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.
50 valid minerals.
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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252.17 - 298.9 Ma
|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Comments: Craton cover; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08
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.