|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||69° 16' 60'' North , 22° 28' 60'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||69.28333,22.48333|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
Cu-deposit of Precambrian age. With a Cu-mine, now closed, about 40 km NNW of Kautokeino. Rich dumps.
The magnetite ('vanodiochrome spinel') from albite fels is strongly enriched in V and Cr (16.98% V2O5, 15.06% Cr2O3).
37 valid minerals.
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Mathiesen, C.O. (1969): An occurrence of unusual minerals at Bidjovagge, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 266, 86-104
Hollander, N.B. (1979): The geology of the Bidjovagge mining field, western Finnmark, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 59, 327-336
Cook, N.J. (1999): Telluride minerals in the Proterozoic Bidjovagge Au-Cu deposit, Finnmark, Norway and their formation conditions. Abstract volume, Gold ’99 Trondheim, Norway, 60-62.