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Seljåsen deposit, Mesel, Gjerstad, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Seljåsen, Mesel, Gjerstad kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 52' 13'' North , 8° 59' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.87045,8.98695
GeoHash:G#: u4qqut014
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposit located 1,5 km east of Mesel.

Nothing is visible at the coordinates.


Coordinates © Kartverket - https://www.kartverket.no

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,029 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Description: cobaltian
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS

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.

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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3187793
Proterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3134048
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,marble,amphibolite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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