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Vestpolltind iron deposit, Vestpolltind, Lødingen, Nordland, Norwayi
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Vestpolltind iron deposit, Vestpolltind, Vesterålen archipelago, Nordland, Norway
Vestpolltind iron deposit, Vestpolltind, Hinnøya, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
68° 30' 34'' North , 15° 36' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
2500 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sigerfjord792 (2013)15.4km
Lødingen1,808 (2014)19.3km
Strand564 (2013)21.8km
Sortland4,620 (2016)22.2km
Alsvåg347 (2014)45.5km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Vestpolltind jern-mangan forekomst, Vestpolltind, Lødingen, Nordland, Norge


Fe/Mn-deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Vesterålen archipelago, Nordland, NorwayArchipelago
Hinnøya, NorwayIsland
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255
Hancockite
Formula: {CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: The 'hancockite' reported by Neumann (1985) and Selbekk (2010) from Vestpolltind, Lofoten, Norway, does not qualify for the name as it is too low in Pb (~10% PbO)
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, 278 pp.; Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM. 552p (p.349); Holtstam, D. & Langhof, J. (1994): Hancockite from Jakobsberg, Filipstad, Sweden: the second world occurrence. Mineralogical Magazine. 58, 172-174
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255; Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Description: The ulvöspinel is from a quartz-feldspar rock accossiated with the banded iron-manganese ore, and have the composition; Usp52Mt48.
Reference: Krogh, E.J. (1977): Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Jacobsite4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ulvöspinel4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Hancockite ?9.BG.05a{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Hancockite ?58.2.1a.8{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(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
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MnManganese
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
FeIron
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PbLead
Pb Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 652333
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: granitic

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)

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: Charnockite, mangerite, norite, gabbro, anorthosite

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]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3156727
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Migmatite/anatexite

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]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3190406
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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]

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

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Krogh, E. J. (1977) Origin and metamorphism of iron formations and associated rocks, Lofoten-Vesterålen, N. Norway. I. The Vestpolltind Fe-Mn-deposit. Lithos, 10: 243-255
Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1851 - 002. Vestpolltind. (Last updated 25. Jan. 2000)


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