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Lillefjell Mine, Meråker, Trøndelag, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Lillefjell MineMine
MeråkerMunicipality
TrøndelagCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
63° 15' 3'' North , 11° 46' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
485.4 ± 1.9 to 443.8 ± 1.5 Ma
Geologic Time:
Dating method:
Marker Fossils
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kopperå209 (2018)16.3km
Meråker961 (2018)18.2km
Storlien116 (2012)18.2km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Litlefjell gruve
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Lillefjell gruver, Meråker, Trøndelag, Norge


Abandoned copper (sulphide) mine.

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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite ?
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Rø, T. B. (2017) Tur til Lillefjell Gruve, lørdag 19. august 2017. Stein i Trøndelag. 18 (3): 7-10
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rø, T. B. (2017) Tur til Lillefjell Gruve, lørdag 19. august 2017. Stein i Trøndelag. 18 (3): 7-10; Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rø, T. B. (2017) Tur til Lillefjell Gruve, lørdag 19. august 2017. Stein i Trøndelag. 18 (3): 7-10
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rø, T. B. (2017) Tur til Lillefjell Gruve, lørdag 19. august 2017. Stein i Trøndelag. 18 (3): 7-10

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite ?5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite ?16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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Rø, T. B. (2017) Tur til Lillefjell Gruve, lørdag 19. august 2017. Stein i Trøndelag. 18 (3): 7-10
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1711 - 024. Lillefjell. (Last updated 15.feb.2019)

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