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Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 70° 23' 21'' North , 23° 18' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 70.3890901, 23.3084379
Name(s) in local language(s):Seiland, Alta kommune, Finnmark fylke, Norge
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia

Seiland Island is divided administratively into 3 municipalities (kommuner): Alta, Hammerfest and Kvalsund. For localities in the Hammerfest part of Seiland island see:

Note on the zircon localities in the nepheline syenite pegmatites in the southern part of Seiland Island: The locality Store Kufjord is the largest and most well-known locality but there are other, smaller localities.

NB: A large part of Seiland Island is now protected by law as a National Park. For details see FOR-2006-12-08-1364, link listed above. NO mineral collecting is allowed inside the park.

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25 valid minerals.

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Hoel, A. & Schetelig, J. (1916): Nephelin-bearing pegmatitic dykes in Seiland. In Festskrift til professor Amund Helland paa hans 70 aars fødselsdag 11. oktober 1916.Kristiania 1916, Aschehoug & Co., 110-131

Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p.

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