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Guldregn Nickel Prospect, Åvesland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Name in Norwegian:Guldregn nikkelskjerp, Åvesland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 35' 32'' North , 7° 54' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.59249,7.91503
GeoHash:G#: u4mtk47tc
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Byglandsfjord332 (2014)10.1km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)34.4km
Vennesla10,931 (2014)36.2km
Tveit1,397 (2010)41.7km
Justvik1,630 (2014)44.5km


A report of the Direktorate for Mineralforvaltningen (Nixon 1969) describes a nickel prospect located 300 m SW of the Lomstjønn prospect.

And indeed the altitude map shows a feature that almost certainly must be the prospect.


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

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nixon, F. (1969) A/S SulfidmalmEvje Iveland Project - Catalogue of Sulphide prospects. Bergvesenet rapport BV 994, 54p.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Nixon, F. (1969) A/S SulfidmalmEvje Iveland Project - Catalogue of Sulphide prospects. Bergvesenet rapport BV 994, 54p.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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: 3186372
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3133829
Proterozoic I gabbro

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}, Minor{diorite,plutonic ultramafic group,meta-gabbro}

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]

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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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