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Svenningdalen Mines, Svenningdalen, Grane, Nordland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Svenningdalen MinesGroup of Mines
SvenningdalenValley
GraneMunicipality
NordlandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 33' 5'' North , 13° 22' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Age:
1000 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Trofors808 (2010)2.4km
Mosjøen9,636 (2015)32.7km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Svenningdalen gruver, Svenningdalen, Grane, Nordland, Norge


Abandoned Zn-, Pb-, Ag- and Au-mines. Especially silver-bearing galena was mined here in the period between 1877-1900.
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21 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Habit: small crystal rich in faces
Colour: colorless
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29, 1-178 (pp. 121-122); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 107.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1886): Norske ertsforekomster III & IV. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab. 10, 16-73 (p.65); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 40
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bournonite ?
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1886): Norske ertsforekomster III & IV. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab. 10, 16-73(pp. 64-65); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p 46.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1886): Norske ertsforekomster III & IV. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab. 10, 16-73(pp. 64-65); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p 44.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: Small microcrystals
Reference: Astrid Haugen collection, identified at NHM, Oslo
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29, 1-178; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.25.
Geocronite ?
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: Reusch, H.H. (1881): Et Besøg i Svenningdalens Sølvgruber. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaben. 26, 171-176 (p.175); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p 47.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Carstens, C.W. (1937): Plumosit von Forvik, Helgeland. Kgl.N.Vid.Selsk.Forh. 10, 83-85.(p. 87); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 47.
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade (Feb. 1993) in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1990-1993. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1993, p 168
Proustite ?
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1886): Norske ertsforekomster III & IV. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab. 10, 16-73 (pp.64-65); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.44.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29, 1-178; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.26.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1886): Norske ertsforekomster III & IV. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab. 10, 16-73 (p.64-65); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 44.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1886): Norske ertsforekomster III & IV. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab. 10, 16-73 (pp.64-65); Johnsen, J. (1891): Meddelelser om Svenningdals sølvgruber. Aarbog 1891. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 1, 47-49 ; Neumann (1985, p. 32).
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Raade, G. (1993) Achantite and tetrahedrite from Svenningdalen. Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1990-1993. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1993, p 176

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bournonite ?2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geocronite ?2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Proustite ?2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Geocronite ?3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite ?3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Proustite ?3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S GalenaPbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3

References

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Reusch, H.H. (1881): Et Besøg i Svenningdalens Sølvgruber. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaben. 26, 171-176
Johnsen, J. (1891): Meddelelser om Svenningdals sølvgruber. Aarbog 1891. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 1, 47-49
Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29, 1-178
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1825 - 006. Svenningdal. (Last updated 11. okt. 2017)

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