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Adolf Bay, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway

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The moraine of Nordenskjold Glacier.

Adolf Bay, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
The moraine of Nordenskjold Glacier.

Adolf Bay, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
The moraine of Nordenskjold Glacier.

Adolf Bay, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
Name in Norwegian:Adolf Bay, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 78° 37' 51'' North , 16° 55' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 78.63099,16.93146
GeoHash:G#: umup3634e
Locality type:Bay
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Several metamorphic rocks outlets in close vicinity or within Nordenskiöld glacier moraine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jakub Witkowski observation in field august 2004
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Jakub Witkowski observation in field august 2004
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jakub Witkowski observation in field august 2004

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

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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Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3191403
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Neoproterozoic - Statherian
541 - 1800 Ma



ID: 652432
Supracrustal; Sedimentary and/or volcanic: undivided

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1800 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: Gneiss, migmatite, mica schist, quartzite, granite, minor amphibolite

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]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3130187
Proterozoic I meta-sediment

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sediment group}, Minor{meta-volcanic rock group,gneiss}

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


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