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Bear Island, Svalbard, Norwayi
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Bear IslandIsland
SvalbardArchipelago
NorwayCountry

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Other Languages:
French:
île aux Ours, Svalbard, Norvège
German:
Bäreninsel, Spitzbergen, Norwegen
Italian:
isola degli Orsi, Isole Svalbard, Norvegia
Norwegian:
Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norge
Russian:
Медвежий, Шпицбе́рген, Норвегия
Simplified Chinese:
熊岛, 斯瓦尔巴, 挪威
Spanish:
Isla del Oso, Svalbard, Noruega
Arabic:
جزيرة الدب, سفالبارد, النرويج
Armenian:
Արջի կղզի, Շպիցբերգեն, Նորվեգիա
Asturian:
Isla del Oso, Svalbard, Noruega
Azeri:
Ayı adası, Şpisbergen, Norveç
Basque:
Hartzen uhartea, Svalbard, Norvegia
Belarusian:
Мядзвежы востраў, Шпіцберген, Нарвегія
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Мядзьведжы востраў, Шпіцбэрген, Нарвэгія
Bulgarian:
Мечи остров, Свалбард, Норвегия
Catalan:
Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Noruega
Cebuano:
Bjørnøya , Svalbard , Norway
Czech:
Medvědí ostrov, Špicberky, Norsko
Danish:
Bjørneøen, Svalbard, Norge
Dutch:
Bereneiland, Spitsbergen, Noorwegen
Esperanto:
Urso-insulo, Svalbardo, Norvegio
Estonian:
Karusaar, Svalbard, Norra
Faroese:
Bjarnoyggin, Svalbarð, Noreg
Farsi/Persian:
جزیره خرس, سوالبار, نروژ
Finnish:
Karhusaari, Huippuvuoret, Norja
Galician:
Illa do Oso, Svalbard, Noruega
Greek:
Μπγιέρνεγια, Αρχιπέλαγος Σβάλμπαρντ, Νορβηγία
Hebrew:
ביירנייה, סבאלברד, נורבגיה
Hungarian:
Bjørnøya, Spitzbergák, Norvégia
Icelandic:
Bjarnarey, Svalbarði, Noregur
Indonesian:
Pulau Beruang, Svalbard, Norwegia
Japanese:
ビュルネイ島, スヴァールバル諸島, ノルウェー
Korean:
비오르뇌야 섬, 스발바르 제도, 노르웨이
Latvian:
Lāču sala, Svalbāra, Norvēģija
Limburgian:
Baereneilandj, Sjpitsberge, Noorwege
Lithuanian:
Lokių sala, Svalbardas, Norvegija
Luxembourgish:
Biereninsel, Spitzbergen, Norwegen
Northern Sami:
Bjørnøya, Svalbárda, Norga
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Noreg
Polish:
Wyspa Niedźwiedzia, Svalbard, Norwegia
Portuguese:
Ilha do Urso, Svalbard, Noruega
Romanian:
Insula Bear, Svalbard, Norvegia
Scots:
Beir Island, Svalbard, Norawa
Serbian:
Медвеђе острво, Свалбард, Норвешка
Slovak:
Medvedí ostrov, Svalbard, Nórsko
Slovenian:
Medvedji otok, Spitsbergi, Norveška
Swahili:
Kisiwa cha Dubu, Svalbard, Norwei
Swedish:
Björnön, Svalbard, Norge
Tatar:
Бьёрнёйа, Шпицберген, Норвегия
Traditional Chinese:
熊島, 冷岸群島, 挪威
Turkish:
Ayı Adası, Svalbard, Norveç
Ukrainian:
Ведмежий острів, Шпіцберген, Норвегія
Urdu:
بیورنویا, سوالبارد, ناروے
Vietnamese:
Đảo Gấu, Svalbard, Na Uy
Welsh:
Ynys yr Eirth, Svalbard, Norwy
West Frisian:
Beareneilân, Spitsbergen, Noarwegen
Wu Chinese:
熊島, 斯瓦尔巴群岛, 挪威


Hydrothermal baryte-bearing veins exploited for baryte.

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11 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18 ; Segalstad, T.V., Sundblad, K. & Kjærnet, T. (2008): Metallogeny of Pb-Zn-Ba vein mineralizations in Svalbard, Norwegian arctic. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region. Abstract
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Segalstad, T.V., Sundblad, K. & Kjærnet, T. (2008): Metallogeny of Pb-Zn-Ba vein mineralizations in Svalbard, Norwegian arctic. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region. Abstract
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18 ; 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C WitheriteBaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O WitheriteBaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Kjærnet, T. (2000) Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
Segalstad, T.V., Sundblad, K. & Kjærnet, T. (2008) Metallogeny of Pb-Zn-Ba vein mineralizations in Svalbard, Norwegian arctic. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region. Abstract
Kjærnet, T. (2012) Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1): 30-38

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Island_(Norway)
Wikidata ID:Q194364
GeoNames ID:2731865

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