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Kvæfjord, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
KvæfjordMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Area:
513 km2
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Borkenes1,460 (2014)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kvaefjord
Other Languages:
French:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvège
German:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norwegen
Italian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvegia
Northern Sami:
Giehtavuotna, Romsa, Norga
Norwegian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norge
Russian:
Квефьорд, Тромс, Норвегия
Simplified Chinese:
克韋菲尤爾, 特罗姆斯郡, 挪威
Spanish:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noruega
Albanian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvegjia
Arabic:
كفافيورد, ترومس, النرويج
Armenian:
Կվեֆյորդ, Թրոմս, Նորվեգիա
Asturian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noruega
Basque:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvegia
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
কভায়েফজোর্ড, ট্রোমস, নরৱে
Catalan:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noruega
Cebuano:
Kvæfjord , Troms Fylke, Norway
Danish:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norge
Dutch:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noorwegen
Esperanto:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvegio
Finnish:
Kvæfjord, Tromssan lääni, Norja
Indonesian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norwegia
Japanese:
クヴァフョルド, トロムス県, ノルウェー
Latin:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvegia
Limburgian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noorwege
Low Saxon/Low German:
Kommun Kvæfjord, Amt Troms, Norwegen
Malay:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norway
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Lo̍k-ui
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Kvæfjord, Troms fylke, Noreg
Polish:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norwegia
Portuguese:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noruega
Romanian:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Norvegia
Swahili:
Kvæfjord, Norwei
Swedish:
Kvæfjord, Troms fylke, Norge
Vietnamese:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Na Uy
Waray:
Kvæfjord, Troms, Noruega


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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Eriksen, J. E. (2018) Mineralforekomster i Harstad og omegn anno 2016/2017, en oppdatering. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2018: 91-102
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Eriksen, J. E. (2018) Mineralforekomster i Harstad og omegn anno 2016/2017, en oppdatering. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2018: 91-102
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'Scapolite'
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Warwickite
Formula: (Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Reference: Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 6 - Borates
Warwickite6.AB.20(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Group 9 - Silicates
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Warwickite24.2.2.1(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
OOxygen
O Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O UraniniteUO2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
FeIron
Fe Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kv%C3%A6fjord
Wikidata ID:Q649541
GeoNames ID:3149109

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