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Skaland Mine, Berg, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Skaland MineMine
BergMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 26' 51'' North , 17° 19' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gryllefjord439 (2010)14.2km
Torsken196 (2013)14.9km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Skaland gruve, Berg, Troms, Norge


A graphite mine, active since 1918. The deposit consists of graphite-bearing (20-30%) skarn lenses, hosted within micaschists that are surrounded by metagabbro and granite.

Regions containing this locality

Senja Island, Troms, NorwayIsland
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
Graphite
Formula: C
Description: Graphite occure as rock forming mineral in graphite-shist.
Reference: Mining Annual Review (1985): 140.; Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.; Henderson, I., Kendrick, M., Fylkeskommune, T., & Grafittgruve, S. (2003). Structural controls on graphite mineralisation, Senja, Troms. Geol Surv Norw Report, 2003, 111pp.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Evans, A.M. (1997): An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Labradorite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Labradorite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
NaSodium
Na Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3192813
Proterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3152670
Proterozoic I meta-granite

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-granite 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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 651385
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; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Granite to quartz-diorite orthogneiss

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]

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

References

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Mining Annual Review (1985): 140.
Halstensen, S. (1995): Grafitt-Senjas svarte håp. Bergverks-nytt. 41(9): 10-11
Evans, A. M. (1997) An Introduction to Economic Geology and its Environmental Impact. Blackwell Science Ltd (Oxford), 370 pp.
Henderson, I., Kendrick, M. (2003) Structural controls on graphite mineralisation, Senja, Troms. Geological Survey of Norway Report, 2003, 111pp.
Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1929 - 306. Skaland. (Last updated 30. aug.2016)


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