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Gursli Mo Mines, Lund, Rogaland, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 24' 44'' North , 6° 30' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.412127, 6.508039
Name(s) in local language(s): Gursli gruvene
The molybdenite bearing zone is about 150m long and ca 8m wide. Molybdenite occurs in quartz veins and dissiminated in gneiss. The mines were worked on a lens-shaped zone enriched in quartz and molybdenite.

Gursli Molybdæn Co A/S mined here 1915-1919, and a total of 27.000 tons molybdenite was produced. The mining area consist of several mines: the Gursli mine nr 1 (Kristoffer mine) and Gursli mine nr 5 (Gulltjern mine) being the most productive.

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8 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

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Bugge, A. (1963): Norges Molybdenforekomster. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 217: 80-83

Andresen, Peter (1990): Fra Steinrøysa. STEIN 17(4), 36

External Links

Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database Deposit Area 1112 - 003, Gursli:

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