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Blyhatten mine, Bear Island, Svalbard, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Blyhatten gruve, Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 74° 22' 54'' North , 19° 9' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 74.38180,19.15982
GeoHash:G#: umjx5uzc2
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Pb deposit discovered by A.K. Orvin in 1924.

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection; Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2012): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1),30-38
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2012): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1),30-38
'Dolomite-carbonatite'
Reference: Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2012): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1),30-38
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
Reference:  
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2001): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2000-2001, part II. STEIN 28 (3): 16- 24

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Witherite'5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Dolomite-carbonatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Dolomite-carbonatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C WitheriteBaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O WitheriteBaCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3188098
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-sandstone-conglomerate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 655613
Sedimentary; Carbonate

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Svalbard, Barents Shelf

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

Lithology: Limestone, dolostone, shale, evaporites, chalk; carbonate reefs or metamorphosed equivalent

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]

Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3135856
Proterozoic III limestone

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.
Kjærnet, T. (2012) Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1): 30-38

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