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Nevernes, Velfjorden, Brønnøy, Nordland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
NevernesDeposit
VelfjordenFjord
BrønnøyMunicipality
NordlandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 24' 49'' North , 12° 35' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Brønnøysund4,366 (2017)18.6km
Berg474 (2013)18.7km
Vik365 (2010)22.5km
Terråk623 (2010)37.7km
Tjøtta235 (2013)46.0km
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Norwegian:
Nevernes, Velfjorden, Brønnøy, Nordland, Norge


A 4 km long and up to 800 m broad lens of dunite. Several prospects were was staked in 1892. Prospecting for asbestos.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Asbestos'
Reference: Myrland, R. (1972): Velfjord.Beskrivelse til det berggrunnsgeologiske gradteigskart I 18- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 274. 30p.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Myrland, R. (1972): Velfjord.Beskrivelse til det berggrunnsgeologiske gradteigskart I 18- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 274. 30p.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1813 - 311, Nevernes.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1813 - 311, Nevernes.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1813 - 311, Nevernes.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1813 - 311, Nevernes.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1813 - 311, Nevernes.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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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Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3138188
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{gneiss,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]

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 655861
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: gabbroic

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Gabbro, olivine gabbro, diabase, norite, quartz norite, diorite, tonalite or metamorphosed equivalent

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189140
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

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]

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

References

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Myrland, R. (1972): Velfjord.Beskrivelse til det berggrunnsgeologiske gradteigskart I 18- 1:100 000. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 274. 30p.
Geological Survey of Norway. Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1813 - 311, Nevernes. (Last updated 17.apr.2013)


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