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Grønøya Mica Mine, Grønnøya, Meløy, Nordland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Grønøya Mica MineMine
GrønnøyaIsland
MeløyMunicipality
NordlandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
66° 47' 45'' North , 13° 25' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ørnes1,538 (2014)14.5km
Reipå307 (2013)15.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Meløy glimmerbrudd; Bruddet; Grønøya Vestre
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Grønøya glimmerbrudd, Grønnøya, Meløy, Nordland, Norge


4 parallel pegmatite lenses. Mined for mica. The pegmatites are 4-10 m wide and 30-100m long.

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse (NGU).Industrimineraldatabasen.Forekomst 1837 - 310. Grønøya
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'K Feldspar'-
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1837 - 327. Grønøya. (Last updated 21. nov. 2006)


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