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Russeelva, Antarctic Mt., Bear Island, Svalbard, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Russelva, Antarcticfjellet, Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norge
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 74° North , 19° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


A Pb deposit hosted in Tetradium Limestone west of the big bend of Russeelva River. A galena and barite-beraing vein, 0.5-2 m thick, striking N-S for about 50m. Mining suspended in 1926.

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection; Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection; Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Flood, B. (1967) Sulphide mineralization within the Hecla Hoek Complex in Westspitsbergen and Bjørnøya. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Årbok 1967: 109-129.


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