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Bekkarfjordnes, Alta, Troms og Finnmark, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
BekkarfjordnesPegmatite
AltaMunicipality
Troms og FinnmarkCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
70° 18' 57'' North , 23° 20' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rafsbotn370 (2013)33.9km
Rypefjord1,731 (2013)38.2km
Alta12,077 (2017)38.7km
Hammerfest6,788 (2016)40.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Bekkarfjord
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Bekkarfjordnes, Alta, Troms og Finnmark, Norge


Oligoclase- bearing pegmatite, classified by Barth (1927) as "plumositpegmatit". The pegmatite is hosted in an olivinanorthosite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Industrimineraldatabasen. Forekomstområde 2012 - 324. Bekkarfjordnes.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Description: Found in plumasite-pegmatite cutting through olivine-anorthosite.
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
'Feldspar Group var: Antiperthite'
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Description: Found in a drill-core.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1959): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 1. An introduction. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 39, 231-236; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68 p. 48
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Robins, B. (1984). Petrography and petrogenesis of nephelinized metagabbros from Finnmark, Northern Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 86(2), 170-177.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Industrimineraldatabasen. Forekomstområde 2012 - 324. Bekkarfjordnes.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Industrimineraldatabasen. Forekomstområde 2012 - 324. Bekkarfjordnes.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Industrimineraldatabasen. Forekomstområde 2012 - 324. Bekkarfjordnes.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p; Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Antiperthite'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
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] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Antiperthite'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CorundumAl2O3
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

References

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Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p
Barth, T.F.W. (1953) The layered gabbro series at Seiland, Northern Norway. Norges geologiske undersøkelse: 184: 191-200 [with a map of the Bekkarfjordnes pegmatite]
Robins, B. (1984). Petrography and petrogenesis of nephelinized metagabbros from Finnmark, Northern Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 86(2), 170-177.
Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 2012 - 342. Bekkarfjordnes. (Last updated 05. jun. 2018)

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