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Øksfjord-Langfjord area, Øksfjord, Loppa, Finnmark, Norway

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 70° 11' 0'' North , 22° 21' 20'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km

Seiland igneous province, North Norwegian Caledonides.
Xenoliths in metagabbro (929 ±18 Ma)associated with paragneisses and metasyenites.
The xenoliths are anatectic pelitic rocks with gneiss foliation.
Three metamorphic stages :
- Contact metamorphism : 930-960 °C / 5-6.5 kb
- Cooling : 700-750 °C / 5-7 kb
- Compressional : 650-700 °C / 8-10 kb

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Elvevold, S. & Reginiussen, H. (1996): Reaction textures in contact metamorphosed xenoliths; implications for the tectonothermal evolution of the Seiland Igneous Province, Norwegian Caledonides. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 777-789.

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