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Frøvik mine, Leka Island, Leka, Trøndelag, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Frøvik mineMine
Leka IslandIsland
LekaMunicipality
TrøndelagCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 3' 53'' North , 11° 38' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
485.4 ± 1.9 to 443.8 ± 1.5 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. Deposit Area 1755 - 009. Frøvik.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kolvereid1,467 (2018)22.2km
Rørvik2,615 (2018)29.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Nord-Trøndelag
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Frøvik gruve, Leka, Leka, Trøndelag, Norge


A sulphide ore. The mine was run several times in the period 1902 - 1920, and is today filled with water.
Foslie (1925) locality nr 450.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gustavson, M. (1976): Helgelandsflesa. Beskrivelse til det berggeologiske gradteigskart H 19- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 328 (Skrifter 18), 23p + map
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Gustavson, M. (1976): Helgelandsflesa. Beskrivelse til det berggeologiske gradteigskart H 19- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 328 (Skrifter 18), 23p + map
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: FLUORNATROPYROKLOR (Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F Upper Ribeira Grande River valley, Lombadas, Água da Pau (Fogo) volcan, São Miguel, Azorene, Portugal
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gustavson, M. (1976): Helgelandsflesa. Beskrivelse til det berggeologiske gradteigskart H 19- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 328 (Skrifter 18), 23p + map
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Gustavson, M. (1976): Helgelandsflesa. Beskrivelse til det berggeologiske gradteigskart H 19- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 328 (Skrifter 18), 23p + map
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Gustavson, M. (1976): Helgelandsflesa. Beskrivelse til det berggeologiske gradteigskart H 19- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 328 (Skrifter 18), 23p + map

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Gustavson, M. (1976): Helgelandsflesa. Beskrivelse til det berggeologiske gradteigskart H 19- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 328 (Skrifter 18), 23p + map
Geological Survey of Norway. Deposit Area 1755 - 009. Frøvik. (Last updated 04.jan.1999)


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