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Sphalerite from
Vigsnes Copper Mines, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Torkelsen, Arne (1993): Om gruvene på Karmøy. STEIN 20 (1), 47-52
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Vigsnes Copper Mines, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
Localities for Sphalerite in this Region
Hinderaker mine, Vigsnes Copper Mines, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
Jordan, Vigsnes Copper Mines, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
Old Vigsnes Mine, Vigsnes Copper Mines, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
Rødklev Mine (Rødkleiv), Vigsnes Copper Mines, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.3km (0.2 miles) A Patmos mine, Raumyr and Teigemyr, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
0.4km (0.2 miles) B Linderot mines, Raumyr and Teigemyr, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway
18.4km (11.4 miles) C Mølstrevåg industrial site (Møllandvåg), Sveio, Hordaland, Norway
22.8km (14.2 miles) D Hattarvik, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway
39.3km (24.4 miles) E Haugesundsgangen, Bømlo gold mines, Lykling, Bømlo, Hordaland, Norway
39.4km (24.5 miles) F Oscargangen, Bømlo gold mines, Lykling, Bømlo, Hordaland, Norway
39.5km (24.5 miles) G Bømlo gold mines, Lykling, Bømlo, Hordaland, Norway
49.4km (30.7 miles) H Stordø Mines, Stord, Hordaland, Norway
70.8km (44.0 miles) I Nordland Talc Quarry (Stølsfjell), Sandnes, Rogaland, Norway
77.1km (47.9 miles) J Birkeland (Sauda; Almannajuvet) mines, Sauda, Rogaland, Norway
78.1km (48.5 miles) K Storli, Sauda, Rogaland, Norway
78.1km (48.5 miles) L Lægdene Zn claim, Sauda, Rogaland, Norway
78.4km (48.7 miles) M Breidkvam, Sauda, Rogaland, Norway
132.8km (82.5 miles) N Tellnes Mines, Sokndal, Rogaland, Norway
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