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Cedars Mine, Kvænangen, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Cedars MineMine
KvænangenMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 49' 47'' North , 22° 13' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
541 ± 1.0 to 252.17 ± 0.06 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1943 - 010. Cedars gruve.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Øksfjord515 (2014)45.7km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Cedars gruve, Kvænangen, Troms, Norge


Underground mining, Cu-ore.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Description: Dahll (1891) describes a find of sulphur in a cavity in a quartz vein ca. 1500 m north of the mine.
Reference: Dahl, T. (1891): Om fjeldbygningen i Finnemarken og guldets forekomst sammesteds. I. Det nordlige Norges geologi. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 4, 1-21 (p. 18)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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: 3192640
Proterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-felsic mixed volcanic 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: 638285
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: intermediate

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Svecofennian and Lapland-Kola orogens

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: Basalt, andesite, tuff, tuffite, dacite, conglomerate, quartzite

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: 3131887
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

References

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Dahll, T. (1891): Om fjeldbygningen i Finnemarken og guldets forekomst sammesteds. I. Det nordlige Norges geologi. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 4, 1-21 (on p. 18 a short note of find of sulphure close to the Cedars Mine)
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1943 - 010. Cedars gruve. (Last updated 03. Nov.1997)


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