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Skårnesdalen, Håfjellet, Ballangen, Nordland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
SkårnesdalenDeposit
Håfjellet- not defined -
BallangenMunicipality
NordlandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
68° 22' 45'' North , 16° 43' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ballangen956 (2016)6.0km
Lidaláddi292 (2013)12.6km
Ramsund289 (2013)15.1km
Ránda392 (2013)19.7km
Fjelldal334 (2013)21.2km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Skårnesdalen, Ballangen, Nordland, Norge


Zn-Pb deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Juve, G. (1964): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway no 23. On supergene, colourless rutile. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44, 31-33
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Kvamsdal collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Juve, G. (1964): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway no 23. On supergene, colourless rutile. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44, 31-33
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Juve, G. (1967): Zinc and lead deposits in the Håfjell syncline Ofoten, northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 244, 1-54 (p.39)
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Description: Occure as octahedera to 5-6 mm in the ore or close to the ore.
Reference: Juve, G. (1967): Zinc and lead deposits in the Håfjell syncline Ofoten, northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 244, 1-54 (p.39)Spry, P. & Scott, S. D. (1986): Zincian spinel and staurolite as guides to ore in the appalachians and the scandinavian caledonides. Canadian Mineralogist. 24, 147-163
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Juve, G. (1967): Zinc and lead deposits in the Håfjell syncline Ofoten, northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 244, 1-54 (p.39)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Juve, G. (1964): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway no 23. On supergene, colourless rutile. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44, 31-33
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Habit: long prismatic needles, striated along the c-axis; knee-twinning relatively common
Colour: Colourless! and light red, brownish
Description: the colorless supergene rutil occurs only as small crystals, 0,1-2 mm, in pinkcoloured patches on weathered surfaces of mica-schist (Juve 1964)
Reference: Juve, G. (1964): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway no 23. On supergene, colourless rutile. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44, 31-33
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Juve, G. (1964): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway no 23. On supergene, colourless rutile. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44, 31-33
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)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.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O RutileTiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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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Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 656464
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

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: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate; metamorphosed equivalent

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]

Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3142816
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{gneiss,marble,amphibolite}

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]

Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3190552
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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]

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

References

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Juve, G. (1964): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway no 23. On supergene, colourless rutile. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44, 31-33
Juve, G. (1967): Zinc and lead deposits in the Håfjell syncline Ofoten, northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 244, 1-54
Spry, P. & Scott, S. D. (1986): Zincian spinel and staurolite as guides to ore in the appalachians and the scandinavian caledonides. Canadian Mineralogist. 24, 147-163 [with analysis of gahnite from Skårnesdalen]
Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1854 - 063. Skårnesdalen

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