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Kolsvik gold field (Bindalen gold field), Bindal, Nordland, Norwayi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 10' 8'' North , 12° 48' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
1910
Age:
419.2 ± 3.2 to 358.9 ± 0.4 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Köppen climate type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kolsvik gold field; Kollsvik
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Bindalen gullfelt, Bindal, Nordland, Norge


Hydrothermal veins contaning quartz, arsenopyrite, calcite, tourmaline, sulphides and gold. Probably related to a granitic intrusion and later deformed.
Located 5 km south of Kolsvik Power Station near Kolsvikbogen on tyhe southern side of the fjord Tosen.
Operated by Bindal Gruver/Gexco AB.

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21 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Gold
Formula: Au
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Parasymplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit: Spherulites
Colour: Green
Description: Together with pitticite and yukonite
Reference: Raade, G. (1993): On the occurrence of parasymplesite in Norway. Interne notater 1990-1993. Mineralogisk-Geologisk Museum, Universitetet i Oslo, 175-176
Pitticite
Formula: (Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Reference: Raade, R. (1993) Pitticite and yukonite from Kolsvika, Bindalen. Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1990-1993. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1993, p 171-173
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985) Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp.( p. 114).
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik.
Yukonite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Raade, R. (1993) Pitticite and yukonite from Kolsvika, Bindalen. Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1990-1993. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1993, p 171-173

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Parasymplesite8.CE.40Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Pitticite8.DB.05(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Yukonite8.DM.25Ca3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Parasymplesite40.3.6.6Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Yukonite42.8.6.1Ca3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pitticite43.5.3.1(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H YukoniteCa3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O YukoniteCa3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
O CalciteCaCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O UraniniteUO2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca YukoniteCa3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe YukoniteCa3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Fe ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As YukoniteCa3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
As ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
TeTellurium
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Poulsen, A.O. (1964): Norges gruver og malmforekomster. II. Nord-Norge. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 204, 1-101. (p. 33)
Berg, H.-J. (1992): Geokjemi av gull i hydrotermale systemer, anvendt på tre norske forekomster. Cand. Scient thesis 1992. University of Oslo (Norwegian)
Segalstad, T. V., Berg, H.-J. & Telstø,L: (2008): Metallogeny of the Kolsvik Gold Deposit at Bindalen, Northern Norway. 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region.
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1811 - 002. Kolsvik. (Last updated 10. okt. 2017)

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