Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Bidjovagge Au-Cu deposit, Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 69° 16' 60'' North , 22° 28' 60'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 69.28333,22.48333
GeoHash:G#: ukrfpseue
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Locality type:Deposit
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).


Mineral List


37 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

References

Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
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.

External Links

http://foreninger.uio.no/ngf/ngt/pdfs/NGT_59_4_327-336.pdf [Hollander 1979]

http://aps.ngu.no/pls/oradb/minres_deposit_fakta.Main?p_objid=892&p_spraak=E - [Information from Norwegian Geological Surveys online mining database, some info occur only in norwegian].

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 26, 2018 22:19:57 Page generated: April 23, 2018 08:34:30
Go to top of page