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Heståsen Nickel Prospect, Åvesland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Heståsen Nickel ProspectProspect
Evje og HornnesMunicipality

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 35' 49'' North , 7° 54' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Byglandsfjord332 (2014)9.6km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)34.9km
Vennesla10,931 (2014)36.7km
Tveit1,397 (2010)42.2km
Justvik1,630 (2014)45.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
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Heståsen nikkelskjerp, Åvesland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norge

A report of the Direktoratet av Mineralforvaltning (Nixion 1969) desribes a small nickel prospect consisting av two small pits connected by a trench.

The feature at the altitude maps corresponds perfectly with both the description and the drawing.

Coordinates © Kartverket - https://www.kartverket.no

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2 valid minerals.

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Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nixon, F. (1969) A/S SulfidmalmEvje Iveland Project - Catalogue of Sulphide prospects. Bergvesenet rapport BV 994, 54p.
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Nixon, F. (1969) A/S SulfidmalmEvje Iveland Project - Catalogue of Sulphide prospects. Bergvesenet rapport BV 994, 54p.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2

List of minerals for each chemical element

S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8


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Nixon, F. (1969) A/S Sulfidmalm Evje Iveland Project - Catalogue of Sulphide prospects. Bergvesenet rapport BV 994, 54p.

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