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Sørdalshøgda, Karlsøy, Troms, Norwayi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 56' 51'' North , 19° 22' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
2500 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hansnes342 (2014)9.9km
Movik351 (2013)28.4km
Tromsø52,436 (2017)36.9km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Sørdalshøgda, Karlsøy, Troms, Norge


Gold prospect. Hydrothermal quartz vein.

Regions containing this locality

Ringvassøy, Troms, NorwayIsland
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Poulsen, A. O. (1964) Norges gruver og malmforekomster. II. Nord-Norge. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 204: 1-101.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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: 3190566
Proterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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: 638506
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: intermediate

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: Volcanic and sedimentary rocks, amphibolite, mica gneiss, iron-formation

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: 3145007
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-basalt 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]

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

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Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1936 - 012. Sørdalshøgda. (Last updated 22. mars. 2013)
Poulsen, A. O. (1964) Norges gruver og malmforekomster. II. Nord-Norge. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 204: 1-101.


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