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Lyngen Peninsula, Lyngen, Troms, Norwayi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 48' 45'' North , 20° 10' 4'' East
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Norwegian:
Lyngen-halvøya, Lyngen, Troms, Norge


Peninsula rich in mountains, also called "The Lyngen Alps". Dominated by ophiolotic rocks.

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Description: Munday report finding brucite in soapstone (= kleberstein, in Norwegian), with only locality description "Lyngen peninsula".
Reference: Munday, R.J.C. (1974): The geology of the Northern half of the Lyngen peninsula, Troms, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 54, 49-62( p. 59)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Description: Spinel and corundum dominate (corundum alone someplaces up to 90%) some unique veins in a tremolite-carbonate-orthopyroxenite.
Reference: Schreyer, W., Ohnmacht, W. & Mannchen, J. (1972): Carbonate-orthopyroxenites (sagvandites from Troms, northern Norway. Lithos, 5, 345-364.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Description: Spinel and corundum dominate (90%) some unique veins in a tremolite-carbonate-orthopyroxenite.
Reference: Schreyer, W., Ohnmacht, W. & Mannchen, J. (1972): Carbonate-orthopyroxenites (sagvandites from Troms, northern Norway. Lithos, 5, 345-364. cited in Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp.(p. 54).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O BruciteMg(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3

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Schreyer, W., Ohnmacht, W. & Mannchen, J. (1972): Carbonate-orthopyroxenites (sagvandites) from Troms, northern Norway. Lithos, 5, 345-364.
Munday, R.J.C. (1974): The geology of the Northern half of the Lyngen peninsula, Troms, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 54, 49-62


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