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Gruben mine, Bear Island, Svalbard, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Gruben, Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norge
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 74° North , 19° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~12km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


The largest mine on Bear Island, located N of the Antartic Mt.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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


Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: white
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2012): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1),30-38
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
Reference:  
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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Kjærnet, T. (2000): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 12-18
Kjærnet, T. (2012): Minerallokaliteter på Svalbard. Stein. 39 (1),30-38

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