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Olkar Mine, Kvikne, Tynset, Hedmark, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Olkar MineMine
KvikneHamlet
TynsetMunicipality
HedmarkCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
62° 32' 38'' North , 10° 21' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
1000 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Berkåk914 (2018)35.9km
Tynset2,356 (2016)36.9km
Soknedal269 (2018)46.1km
Folldal586 (2010)49.4km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Olkar gruve, Kvikne, Tynset, Hedmark, Norge


Ni-bearing pyrrhotite ore. The mine is located at the bansk of the river Orkla nera Grøtliplassen.

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192; Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192; Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192; Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Description: a nickeliferous pyrrhotite
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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Nilsen, O. & Mukherjee, A.D. (1972): Geology of the Kvikne mines with special reference to the sulphide ore mineralization. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 151-192
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 437 - 048. Olkar (Last updated 23.apr.2015)


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