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Berg Mine, Kvæfjord, Troms, Norwayi
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Berg MineMine
KvæfjordMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry
Berg Mine, Hinnøya, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
68° 46' 43'' North , 16° 10' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
1880
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Borkenes1,460 (2014)0.7km
Kasfjord269 (2013)9.5km
Harstad19,433 (2017)15.2km
Evenskjer601 (2014)27.2km
Fjelldal334 (2013)28.7km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Berg gruve, Kvæfjord, Troms, Norge


Discovered in the 1880s.

Regions containing this locality

Hinnøya, NorwayIsland
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'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 1911 - 003. Berg.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'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
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'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
'Hornblende'-

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 Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
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 QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O UraniniteUO2
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
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 Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
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
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
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
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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 Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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: 3186701
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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 638439
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: tonalitic-granodioritic

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)

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: Granodiorite, tonolite

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3155923
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granodiorite,meta-monzonite}

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]

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

References

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Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp (a note of a find of copper at Berg Mine p. 3)
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1911 - 003. Berg. (Last updated 7. feb. 2005)


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