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Seiland Island, Hammerfest, Finnmark, Norwayi
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Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Seiland, Hammerfest kommune, Finnmark fylke, Norge
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 70° North , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~37km
Locality type:Island
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Seiland Island is divided administratively between 3 municipalities (kommuner): Alta, Hammerfest and Kvalsund. For localities in the Alta part of Seiland island see: http://www.mindat.org/loc-2472.html

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17 valid minerals.

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Barth, T.F.W. (1953): The layered gabbro series at Seiland, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 184: 191-200
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Atle Michalsen, Norway, photo and specimen
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Industrimineraldatabasen. Forekomstområde 2004 - 305. Nordre Bumansfjord (Updated 24.feb.2004)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Barth, T.F.W. (1953): The layered gabbro series at Seiland, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 184: 191-200
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Atle Michalsen photo and specimen
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Barth, T.F.W. (1961): Garnet-Sillimanite and garnet-spinel bands in the layered gabbro series in Seiland, north Norway. Bulletin Geologiska Institut Uppsala 40,17-24; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 141
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Description: The rims of a layered gabbro consist of about 50% dark-green spinel
Reference: Barth, T.F.W. (1953): The layered gabbro series at Seiland, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 184, 191-200
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Barth, T.F.W. (1953): The layered gabbro series at Seiland, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 184: 191-200

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
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)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
PdPalladium
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
TeTellurium
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
PtPlatinum
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

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Pedersen, R.B., Dunning, G.R., Robins, B. (1989): U–Pb ages of nepheline syenite pegmatites from the Seiland Magmatic Province, N. Norway. The Caledonide Geology of Scandinavia, 3–5.

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