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Ritland, Hjelmeland, Rogaland, Norwayi
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HjelmelandMunicipality
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 13' 39'' North , 6° 24' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
1764
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Jørpeland5,537 (2010)31.2km
Tau2,548 (2013)33.4km
Høle318 (2012)45.0km
Sauda4,290 (2017)47.2km
Gilja248 (2013)47.6km
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Norwegian:
Ritland, Hjelmeland, Rogaland, Norge


A copper deposit.
Nordrum and van der Wel (1981) mentioned a copper ore occurrence in conglomorates and sedimentary breccias near the contact between (meta)sedimentary Caledonian (~400MA) and Sweco-Norwegian (+1000MA)granites and gneisses. The locality was found in 1764. The locality could not be re-found by NGU geologists, but the area is very inaccessible.
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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Nordrum, F.S. & van der Wel, D. (1981): Mineral-, stein og ertsforekomster innen kartblad Sauda (1:250000). Norghes Geologiske Undersøkelse, 366 (Skrifter 34), 58p.
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1133 - 003. Ritland. (Last updated 16.apr.2002)

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