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Høydal Mine, Løkken Verk, Meldal, Trøndelag, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Høydal MineMine
Løkken VerkMining Field
MeldalMunicipality
TrøndelagCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
63° 6' 53'' North , 9° 44' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
1659
Age:
485.4 ± 1.9 to 443.8 ± 1.5 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1636 - 014. Høydal.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Løkken Verk943 (2018)2.3km
Bjørnli277 (2018)4.0km
Storås309 (2018)7.6km
Korsvegen473 (2018)18.6km
Skaun1,682 (2018)21.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Høydal gruve
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Høydalsgruva, Løkken Verk (Løkkenfeltet), Meldal, Trøndelag, Norge


The ore was discovered in 1659.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jørgensen, L. B. & Sagvold, E. B. (2001): Geologiske severdigheter og mineralforekomster i Løkkenfeltet. Orkla Industrimuseum 42p
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jørgensen, L. B. & Sagvold, E. B. (2001): Geologiske severdigheter og mineralforekomster i Løkkenfeltet. Orkla Industrimuseum 42p
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jørgensen, L. B. & Sagvold, E. B. (2001): Geologiske severdigheter og mineralforekomster i Løkkenfeltet. Orkla Industrimuseum 42p
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Jørgensen, L. B. & Sagvold, E. B. (2001): Geologiske severdigheter og mineralforekomster i Løkkenfeltet. Orkla Industrimuseum 42p

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

References

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Grenne, T. (1989): Geochemistry of Jasper Beds from the Ordovician Løkken Ophiolite, Norway: Origin of Proximal and Distal Siliceous Exhalites. Economic Geology. 100, 1511-1527
Jørgensen, L. B. & Sagvold, E. B. (2001): Geologiske severdigheter og mineralforekomster i Løkkenfeltet. Orkla Industrimuseum, p 13
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1636 - 014. Høydal. (Last updated 23.jan.2019)


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