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Nusfjord, Flakstadøya Island, Flakstad, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude: 67° North , 15° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~135km
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia

Unique locality of Cl-bearing minerals. Three 0.3 - 3 m thick shear zones occur in a gabbro-anorthosite.
Cl-rich amphibole, with garnet, plagioclase and Ba-, Ti-, Cl-rich biotite in shear zone in 1.8 Gy old noritic granulites.
The Cl-rich amphibole belongs to an amphibolite facies assemblage that replaced the granulite facies during shear deformation associated with the infiltration of a Cl-/Ba-rich fluid.

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- Kullerud, K. (1996): Chlorine-rich amphiboles: interplay between amphibole composition and an evolving fluid. European Journal of Mineralogy. 8, 355-370
- Kullerud, K. & Erambert, M. (1999): Cl-scapolite, Cl-amphibole and plagioclase equilibria in ductile shear zones at Nusfjord, Lofoten, Norway: Implications for fluid compositional evolution during fluid mineral-interaction in the deep crust. Geochimica and Cosmochimica Acta. 63: 3829-3844

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