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Bøylestad Copper Mine, Bøylestad Kobberverk, Froland, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Bøylestad gruve (BøilestadGrube)
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 34' 22'' North , 8° 42' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.57296,8.70651
GeoHash:G#: u4qjnnguh
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A copper/zinc deposit registered by the NGU as

NGU Deposit Area 919 - 012


Copper mine closed in 1885 after few years of production. Worked by Bøylestad Kobberverk which also worked Skyttemyr Mine

Regions containing this locality

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Region - 2,031 mineral species & varietal names listed

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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


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Bugge, C. and Foslie,S. (1922): Norsk arsenmalm og arsenikfremstilling. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 106, 33pp (pp. 21-22)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bugge, J.A.W., 1978. Kongsberg-Bamble complex. In: S.H.O. Bowie, A. Kvalheim & M.W. Haslam (eds.) Mineral deposits of Europe. Vol. 1. Northwest Europe. — Inst. Mining Metal. Miner. Soc., London: 213-217.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad
Silver
Formula: Ag
Description: Sample in Natural History Museum, Oslo
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68 p.4.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

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
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3158480
Proterozoic II granite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granite,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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Bugge, C. and Foslie,S. (1922): Norsk arsenmalm og arsenikfremstilling. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 106, 33pp (pp. 21-22)
Anonymous (1988): Kobber på Bøilestad. SG-nytt [A local magazine for the Sørlandet Geological Society, Norway]. 3 (2), 13-15 (unpaginated)
Norwegian Geological Survey (NGU): The Ore Database. Deposit Area 919 - 012. Bøylestad

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