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Skorovass Mines, Skorovatn, Namsskogan, Trøndelag, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Skorovass MinesGroup of Mines
SkorovatnVillage
NamsskoganMunicipality
TrøndelagCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
64° 37' 34'' North , 13° 6' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Age:
485.4 ± 1.9 to 443.8 ± 1.5 Ma
Geologic Time:
Dating method:
Layer
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Trones420 (2018)17.8km
Røyrvik254 (2018)36.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Skorovass gruber; Skorovas
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Skorovass gruver, Skorovatn, Namsskogan, Trøndelag, Norge


Copper mines owned by A/S Skorovas Gruber. Started about 1952 and closed 1984.
The ore consisted of sulfides.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


15 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: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Gjelsvik, T. (1960): The Skorovass pyrite deposit, Grong area, Norway. IN: Vokes, F.M. 1960b: Mines in South and Central Norway. Int.Geol.Congr.XXI Session, Norway, guidebook m. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 212m, 1-73 (p. 54-65)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S GalenaPbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CuCopper
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Gjelsvik, T. (1960): The Skorovass pyrite deposit, Grong area, Norway. IN: Vokes, F.M. 1960b: Mines in South and Central Norway. Int.Geol.Congr.XXI Session, Norway, guidebook m. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 212m, 1-73 (p. 54-65)
Gjelsvik, T. (1968): Distribution of major elements in the wall rocks and the silicate fraction of the Skorovass pyrite deposit, Grong area, Norway. Economic Geology. 63 (3), 217-231
Mining Annual Review (1985): 56, 508.
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1740 - 007. Skorovas. (Last updated 25.jul.2018)


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