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Nergård Mine, Bjarkøy mines, Bjarkøya, Harstad, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Nergård MineMine
Bjarkøy minesGroup of Mines
BjarkøyaIsland
HarstadMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
68° 59' 44'' North , 16° 31' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
2500 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1903 - 003. Bjarkøy
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kasfjord269 (2013)19.2km
Harstad19,433 (2017)21.9km
Borkenes1,460 (2014)28.6km
Tovik200 (2013)37.7km
Andenes2,766 (2010)38.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Bjarkøy gruver
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Nergård gruve, Bjarkøy gruver, Bjarkøya, Harstad, Troms, Norge


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Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Axinite-(Mn)9.BD.20Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Mn)56.2.2.3Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
BBoron
B Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
OOxygen
O Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 647345
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: tonalitic-granodioritic

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08

Lithology: Granodiorite, tonolite

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3140135
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granodiorite,meta-monzonite}

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]

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Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1903 - 003. Bjarkøy (Last updated 04.feb.2005)


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