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Halsøy marble quarry, Mosjøen, Vefsn, Nordland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Halsøy marble quarryQuarry
MosjøenTown
VefsnMunicipality
NordlandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 51' 45'' North , 13° 10' 57'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mosjøen9,636 (2015)3.0km
Leland563 (2014)24.9km
Nesna1,211 (2014)38.0km
Trofors808 (2010)38.0km
Hemnesberget1,243 (2014)44.8km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Halsøy marmorbrudd, Mosjøen, Vefsn, Nordland, Norge


A banded vesuvianite- bearing limestone in a dolomite-marble quarry on the peninsula of Halsøy, 1 km north of Mosjøen.

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Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Description: Fluorescent. Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O CalciteCaCO3
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2

References

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Nissen, A.L. (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 1824 - 305. Halsøy. (Last updated 12.jul.2004)


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