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Moskogaissa 115 Mine, Moskogaissa Mines, Birtavarre mining district, Kåfjord, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Moskogaissa 115 MineMine
Moskogaissa MinesGroup of Mines
Birtavarre mining districtMining District
KåfjordMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 24' 36'' North , 20° 54' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
541 ± 1.0 to 252.17 ± 0.06 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Olderdalen312 (2014)26.0km
Storslett1,455 (2013)40.0km
Kilpisjärvi114 (2016)40.4km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Moskogaissa 115 gruve, Birtavarre gruvedistrikt, Kåfjord, Troms, Norge


Hydrothermal breccia.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1940 - 017. Moskogaissa 115.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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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Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 640765
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

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: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate; metamorphosed equivalent

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]

Silurian - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3159551
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{phyllite,conglomerate,meta-volcanic rock 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]

Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3188746
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

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]

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

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