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Smøråsen, Leland, Leirfjord, Nordland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
SmøråsenMine
LelandTown
LeirfjordMunicipality
NordlandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
66° 4' 33'' North , 12° 57' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Leland563 (2014)1.4km
Nesna1,211 (2014)13.9km
Sandnessjøen5,778 (2015)15.6km
Mosjøen9,636 (2015)28.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Tørråsen
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Smøråsen, Leland, Leirfjord, Nordland, Norge


Pb-Zn deposit. Mining started in the 1880s.
Located near Leland.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine ?
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jamison K Turnbull collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29, 1-178.; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 25.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord

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
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine ?9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine ?51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 657041
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 - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3193085
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]

Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3151789
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]

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

References

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Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29: 1-178 [with analysis of galena from Smøråsen]
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1822 - 004. Leirfjord. (Last updated 29.feb.2000)


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