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Ultramafic rocks, Kvaløya northeast, Kvaløya, Tromsø, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Ultramafic rocksGroup of Outcrops
Kvaløya northeastIsland
KvaløyaIsland
TromsøMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° North , 18° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~25km
Locality type:
Group of Outcrops
Köppen climate type:


Lens shaped bodies 10-30m wide and up to 300m long in gneisses in the northeastern part of Kvaløya, in the area northwest of Kjølen, between Storfjellet and Finnlandsfjellet.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 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:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Pryadunenko, A. (2013) Mineralogy,geochemistry and ore potential of an ultramafic rock from the Kvaløya Island. Master thesis UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Pryadunenko, A. (2013) Mineralogy,geochemistry and ore potential of an ultramafic rock from the Kvaløya Island. Master thesis UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite 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
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
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
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S MilleriteNiS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
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 PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Pryadunenko, A. (2013) Mineralogy,geochemistry and ore potential of an ultramafic rock from the Kvaløya Island. Master thesis UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Pryadunenko, A., & Kullerud, K. (2015). Economical Potential of an Ultramafic Rock at the Kvaløya Island, North Norway. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 19-27). Springer, Cham.

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