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Kvænangen, Troms, Norwayi
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KvænangenMunicipality
TromsCounty
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2,109 km2
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kvaenangen
Other Languages:
French:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvège
German:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norwegen
Italian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvegia
Northern Sami:
Návuona suohkan, Romsa, Norga
Norwegian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norge
Russian:
Квенанген, Тромс, Норвегия
Simplified Chinese:
克韋南恩, 特罗姆斯郡, 挪威
Spanish:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noruega
Albanian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvegjia
Arabic:
كفانانغن, ترومس, النرويج
Armenian:
Քվենանգեն, Թրոմս, Նորվեգիա
Asturian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noruega
Basque:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvegia
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
কভায়েনাঙেন, ট্রোমস, নরৱে
Catalan:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noruega
Cebuano:
Kvænangen, Troms Fylke, Norway
Danish:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norge
Dutch:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noorwegen
Esperanto:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvegio
Estonian:
Kvænangeni vald, Troms, Norra
Finnish:
Naavuono, Tromssan lääni, Norja
Indonesian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norwegia
Latin:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvegia
Limburgian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noorwege
Low Saxon/Low German:
Kommun Kvænangen, Amt Troms, Norwegen
Malay:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norway
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Kvænangen, Troms, Lo̍k-ui
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Kvænangen, Troms fylke, Noreg
Polish:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norwegia
Portuguese:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noruega
Romanian:
Kvænangen, Troms, Norvegia
Swahili:
Kvænangen, Norwei
Swedish:
Kvænangen, Troms fylke, Norge
Vietnamese:
Kvænangen, Troms, Na Uy
Waray:
Kvænangen, Troms, Noruega


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Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1943 - 006. Middavare
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Gold
Formula: Au
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1943 - 006. Middavare
'Linnaeite Subgroup'
Description: Listed by Strand (1975) as "minerals of the linnaeite series". Neumann (1985) uses the designation "mineraler av linnæitt-gruppen" (Minerals of the linnaeite group) when citing Strand (1975).
Reference: Strand, G. S. (1975): Melonite (NiTe2) from the Middavarre Copper Deposit. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no 61. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 55: 299-302
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1943 - 006. Middavare
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Description: As dispersed minute grains ca. 0,01 mm, in chalcopyrite. A few grains to 0,1 mm have been found in pyrite.
Reference: Strand, G. S. (1975): Melonite (NiTe2) from the Middavarre Copper Deposit. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no 61. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 55: 299-302
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Strand, G. S. (1975): Melonite (NiTe2) from the Middavarre Copper Deposit. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no 61. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 55: 299-302
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Larsen, R.B., Sørensen, B. E. and Tollefsrud, L. (2018) Formation of PGE-Cu-Ni Deposits in a High-yielding Lower Crustal Plumbing System: the Seiland Igneous Province, N-Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Malmdatabasen. Forekomst nr 1943 - 010
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1943 - 006. Middavare
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Bennett, M.C. (1971): The Reinfjord ultramafic complex. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 269, 165-171
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
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
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Strand, G. S. (1975): Melonite (NiTe2) from the Middavarre Copper Deposit. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no 61. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 55: 299-302

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Linnaeite Subgroup'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
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 = 3:4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Linnaeite Subgroup'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S MilleriteNiS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CovelliteCuS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CoCobalt
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PdPalladium
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
TeTellurium
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
PtPlatinum
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

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GeoNames ID:779159

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