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Nussir copper deposit, Kvalsund, Finnmark, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Nussir copper depositDeposit
KvalsundMunicipality
FinnmarkCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
70° 26' 59'' North , 24° 3' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rypefjord1,731 (2013)25.6km
Hammerfest6,788 (2016)27.5km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Nussir kobberforekomst, Kvalsund, Finnmark, Norge


Sediment hosted copper deposit with two horizons. Coordinates for profile 10 on western portion of deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Moen, K. (2014). Geological and Mineralogical Investigation of The Western Part of The Nussir Copper Deposit-With focus on the geological relationship between the Upper-and the Lower mineralized horizons (Master's thesis, NTNU).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3192879
Proterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3155462
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{meta-sandstone,mica schist,meta-basalt group}

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 657129
Sedimentary; Clastic: continental

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Svecofennian and Lapland-Kola orogens

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: Quartzite, conglomerate, grit, tillite; minor arkose, mica schist, diabase, metabasalt, tuffite, gneiss, marble

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]

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

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