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Lille Sagelvvatnet Prospect, Sagelvvatnet, Balsfjord, Troms, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Lille Sagelvvatnet ProspectProspect
SagelvvatnetLake
BalsfjordMunicipality
TromsCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
69° 10' 53'' North , 19° 3' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Age:
541 ± 1.0 to 252.17 ± 0.06 Ma
Geologic Time:
Reference for age:
Geological survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1933 - 019. Segelvatnet.
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Storsteinnes890 (2010)9.7km
Moen840 (2010)18.4km
Skjold212 (2013)19.9km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Lille Sagelvatnet skjerp, Sagelvvatnet, Balsfjord, Troms, Norge


Small open-pit mine/prospect ca 300 m north of Lille Sagelvvatnet. The pit is water filled, but the dumps are still rich in ore. The ore occurs in marble, and main ore minerals are sphalerite and galena with minor copper sulphides.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.
Tennantite ?
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Peter Andresen, collected 2005.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite ?2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite ?3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 640765
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

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: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate; metamorphosed equivalent

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]

Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3190458
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

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]

Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3131386
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{gneiss,marble,amphibolite}

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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Geological survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 1933 - 019. Segelvatnet. (Last updated 18. feb. 2005)


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