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Ryggen Mine, Meland Mines, Melandsjø mining field, Hitra, Trøndelag, Norwayi
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Ryggen MineProspect
Meland MinesGroup of Mines
Melandsjø mining fieldMining Field

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
63° 36' 47'' North , 8° 44' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Fillan510 (2018)11.2km
Sistranda685 (2018)13.2km
Hestvika241 (2018)22.9km
Kyrksæterøra2,471 (2018)39.7km
Aure596 (2016)39.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
, Sør-Trøndelag
Other Languages:
Ryggen skjerp, Melandgruvene, Melandsjøfeltet, Hitra, Trøndelag, Norge

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Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geological survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1617 - 012. Melandsgruvene (Last updated 16 . Des. 2011)
Pyrite ?
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1617 - 012. Melandsgruvene (Last updated 16 . Des. 2011)
Tetrahedrite ?
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Geological survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1617 - 012. Melandsgruvene (Last updated 16 . Des. 2011)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite ?2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetrahedrite ?2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite ?
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite ?,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S


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Geological survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1617 - 012. Melandsgruvene (Last updated 16 . Des. 2011)
Sivertsen, R, Husmo, T., Kjærsrud, K og Mjelde, Ø. (1984) Geologi og bly-sink mineralisering på Nord-Hitra. Bergvesenet Rapport, BV 1370

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