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Nedre Lapplægeret Quarry, Lapplægeret, Drag, Tysfjord, Nordland, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Nedre Lapplægeret, Lapplægeret, Drag, Tysfjord, Nordland, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 2' 38'' North , 16° 0' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.04415,16.00374
GeoHash:G#: uk57h5j9f
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Nedre Lapplægergruva; Nedre Lapplegret


A granite pegmatite worked for quartz and feldspar. The pegmatite, an irregular, thick lens, is embedded in the Tysfjord granite.

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Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Sverdrup, T. L., Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P. Chr. (1959) Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39: 237-247.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: Wellformed xls, 3-5 cm long
Reference: Sverdrup, T. L., Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P. Chr. (1959) Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39: 237-247.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: Sverdrup,T. L.,Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P.Chr. (1959) Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39: 237-247 + Neumann (1985, p. 99).
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Pers. Com. R. Kristiansen 07.1974 in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 52
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Colour: Blue
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123; Raade, G. (2015): Blue, octahedral-substituted beryl from Norway: a case study of beryl and associate phenakite from Nedre Lapplægret, Drag i Tysfjord, Nordland. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 27-36
'Biotite'
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
'commodity:Feldspar'
Reference:  
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Neumann, H., Heier, K. & Hartley, J. (1955): On loellingite (FeAs2). Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 34:157-165
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Sverdrup,T.L.,Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P.Chr.(1959):"Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway." Geologisk Tidsskrift 39,237-247
'Granite'
Reference: Sverdrup, T. L., Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P. Chr. (1959) Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39: 237-247.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Neumann, H., Heier, K. & Hartley, J. (1955): On loellingite (FeAs2). Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 34:157-165
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Sverdrup,T.L.,Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P.Chr.(1959):"Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway." Geologisk Tidsskrift 39,237-247
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Habit: clusters of microscopic prisms 0.2mm long
Colour: white
Description: Observed on a beryl sample in 1965 (Raade 1966). Found in interstices between beryl crystals.
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Sverdrup,T.L.,Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P.Chr.(1959):Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Geologisk Tidsskrift 39,237-247
'Pegmatitic granite'
Reference: Sverdrup, T. L., Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P. Chr. (1959) Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39: 237-247.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Habit: Short-prismatic, subhedral to euhedral crystals up to 3mm long
Reference: Eldjarn, K. (1978): Mineraler i Norge-Fenakitt. NAGS-nytt 5(3), 19-20; Raade, G. (2015): Blue, octahedral-substituted beryl from Norway: a case study of beryl and associate phenakite from Nedre Lapplægret, Drag i Tysfjord, Nordland. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 27-36
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
'commodity:Silica'
Reference:  
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Sverdrup, T.L.,Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P.Chr.(1959): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Geologisk Tidsskrift 39,237-247
Zircon var: Alvite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Alvite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Biotite-
Chlorite Group-
Feldspar Group-
Granite-
Pegmatitic granite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Granite'-
'Pegmatitic granite'-
Zircon
var: Alvite
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
FeIron
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As LöllingiteFeAs2
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186713
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 651387
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: tonalitic-granodioritic

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: Granodiorite, tonolite

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3162536
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granodiorite,meta-monzonite}

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]

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

References

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Neumann, H., Heier, K. & Hartley, J. (1955): On loellingite (FeAs2). Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 34:157-165
Sverdrup, T. L., Bryn, K.Ø. & Sæbø, P. Chr. (1959) Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 2. Bastnäsite, a new mineral for Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39: 237-247.
Raade, G. (1966): A new Norwegian occurrence of Milarite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 122-123
Eldjarn, K. (1978): Mineraler i Norge-Fenakitt. NAGS-nytt 5 (3), 19-20 [with short notice on phenakite from Nedre Lapplægret]
Husdal, T. (2011): Tysfjordgranittens pegmatitter. Stein 38 (4): 4-35.
Raade, G. (2015): Blue, octahedral-substituted beryl from Norway: a case study of beryl and associate phenakite from Nedre Lapplægret, Drag i Tysfjord, Nordland. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015: 27-36

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