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Bamble Nickel Mines, Bamble, Telemark, Norwayi
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Bamble Nickel MinesGroup of Mines
BambleMunicipality
TelemarkCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° North , 9° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~16km
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Bamble nikkelgruver, Bamble, Telemark, Norge


Ni-bearing precambrian noritic gabbro.

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14 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Morton, C. (1884): Några goniometriska bestämningar å kalkspat från Arendal, Kongsberg, Utö och Bamle. Meddelanden från Stockholms Högskola nr 34. Översigt af K. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Förhandlingar 1884 No.8, 16 pp + plate
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
'Ferroan pargasite'
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-3469
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Magnesio-hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 37.
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Magnesio-hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
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
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Ferroan pargasite'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, 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
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Ferroan pargasite'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Magnesio-hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S VaesiteNiS2
S PyriteFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
NiNickel
Ni VaesiteNiS2
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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Bugge, A. (1922): Nikkelgruber i Bamle. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Årbok for 1920 og 1921. 87: 1-14 + map
Brickwood, J. D. (1986): The geology and mineralogy of some Fe-Cu-Ni sulphide deposits in the Bamble area, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 66, 189-208

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