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Gaskkasjávri copper deposit, Bardu, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Gaskkasjávri copper depositDeposit
BarduMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
68° 41' 39'' North , 19° 15' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Skjold212 (2013)36.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Gaskasjavri
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Gaskkasjávri, Bardu, Troms, Norge


Copper deposit located near the Gaskkasjávri lake.
Coordinates are for the lake.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12: 61-99.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12, 61-99.
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12, 61-99.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12: 61-99.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12: 61-99.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12, 61-99.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12, 61-99.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12, 61-99.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12: 61-99.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Tufar, W. (1967): Die Kupfervererzung vom Gaskasjavri in Troms (Norwegen). Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 12, 61-99.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 640765
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate; 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 - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3161821
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Description: sheeted dyke complex

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{granodiorite,dolerite,plutonic ultramafic group}

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]

Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186020
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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]

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

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