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Storwartz Mine, Storwartz mining field, Røros copper mines, Røros, Trøndelag, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Storwartz MineMine
Storwartz mining fieldMining Field
Røros copper minesGroup of Mining Districts
RørosMunicipality
TrøndelagCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
62° 37' 44'' North , 11° 32' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
485.4 ± 1.9 to 443.8 ± 1.5 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Røros3,496 (2018)9.8km
Os626 (2010)21.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Nye Storwartz; Nye Storvarts gruve
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Storwartz gruve, Storwartzfeltet, Røros kobbergruver, Røros, Trøndelag, Norge


The oldest mine filed in the Røros area.

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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


16 valid minerals.

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 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.; Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Description: Trace mineral in pyrite ore.
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Helland, A. (1873): Forekomster af kise i visse skifre i Norge. Universitetsprogram 1873, 1-97; Ræder, M. (1926): Eneiendommelig svovelkisdannelse. Naturen. 50, 284-285
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 36.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: Jøsang, O. 1964: En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228, 180-216

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
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
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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.
'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
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
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
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
SbAntimony
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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Helland, A. (1873): Forekomster af kise i visse skifre i Norge. Universitetsprogram 1873, 1-97 [on a find of pyrite]
Ræder, M. (1926): En eiendommelig svovelkisdannelse. Naturen. 50: 284-285
Jøsang, O. (1964): En mikroskopisk undersøkelse av en del av Rørosmalmene. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. 228: 180-216
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1640 - 046. Nye Storwartz. (Last updated 15.feb.2019)


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