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Holmbukta, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norwayi
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SørøyaIsland
HasvikMunicipality
FinnmarkCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
70° 35' 3'' North , 22° 15' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sørvær201 (2014)11.3km
Hasvik380 (2014)11.4km
Øksfjord515 (2014)38.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Holmbugten
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Holmbukten, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norge


A nepheline-syenite bearing gneiss located just north of the footpath leading from Breivikbotn to Holmbukten.

Coordinates are approximate.

Regions containing this locality

Breivikbotn alkaline Complex, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, NorwayComplex
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Habit: Needles several cm long
Reference: Sturt, B.A. & Ramsay, D.M. (1965): The alkaline complex of the Breivikbotn area, Sørøy, northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 231, 1-164

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine-augite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
NaSodium
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
CaCalcium
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
FeIron
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3153598
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{quartzite,marble,tillite}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 656793
Sedimentary; Sedimentary: undivided

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

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

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

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, locally shale, volcanic rocks, phyllite, mica schist, quartzite, tillite

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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Sturt, B. A. & Ramsay, D. M. (1965) The alkaline complex of the Breivikbotn area, Sørøy, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, 231:1-164


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