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Grusen Mine, Moisesberg Mines, Fyresdal, Telemark, Norwayi
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Grusen MineMine
Moisesberg MinesGroup of Mines
FyresdalMunicipality
TelemarkCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 18' 51'' North , 7° 52' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
1000 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dalen801 (2014)16.4km
Fyresdal359 (2014)19.3km
Åmot592 (2018)45.2km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Grusen gruve, Moisesberg kobberverk, Fyresdal, Telemark, Norge


Sulphide-bearing hydrothermal quartz veins mined for Cu.

Moisesberg mines are among the oldest mines in Norway, and are protected as cultural heritage as all other mines in Norway from before 1537; any collecting is forbidden.

In the area are several more adits, shafts or prospects:
59.31456°N 7.8706°E
59.31519°N 7.86436°E
59.31555°N 7.86714°E
59.31573°N 7.8676°E
59.31589°N 7.86368°E
59.31739°N 7.86564°E


Coordinates © Kartverket - https://www.kartverket.no

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


16 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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Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (1972): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No.49. Wittichenite, Cu3BiS3, from Tokke and Fyresdal in West Telemark. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 257-271
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (1972): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No.49. Wittichenite, Cu3BiS3, from Tokke and Fyresdal in West Telemark. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 257-271
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: Radial aggregates
Colour: Dark green
Description: In cavities near Bornite
Reference: Collection Günter Frenz
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Description: Small xls in Quartz
Reference: Collection Günter Frenz;Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. & Larsen, A.O. (1995): Erts- og sekundærmineraler fra De Lampertiske Duers gruve, Moiseberg kobberverk i Fyresdal. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 9,38-41
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Habit: allotriomorphic grains
Description: Found as inclusions in bornite
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (1972): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No.49. Wittichenite, Cu3BiS3, from Tokke and Fyresdal in West Telemark. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 257-271

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)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.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au,Ag)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
S DjurleiteCu31S16
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Electrum(Au,Ag)
Ag SilverAg
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te HessiteAg2Te
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au,Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

References

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Nordrum, F.S. (1972): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No.49. Wittichenite, Cu3BiS3, from Tokke and Fyresdal in West Telemark. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 52: 257-271.
Berg, Bjørn Ivar (2006): Moisesberg i Fyresdal 1541-1549. Norsk Bergverksmuseums undersøkelser av et kobberbergverk i Telemark. Oslo. 400pp
Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The Ore Database (Malmdatabasen). Deposit Area 831 - 006. Grusen (Last updated 19.des. 2007)

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