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Zircon from
Store Kufjord, Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Zircon
Formula:Zr(SiO4)
Comments:Crystals up to 10 cm across
Habit:Dominated by prism {100}, pyramids {101} and {301}
Colour:deep red
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Eldjarn, K.(1982): Edel Zirkon fra Seiland, Finnmark. NAGS-nytt 9 (1),8-9; Weiss, S. (2011): Seiland, Norwegen- eine legendäre Zirkonfundstelle am Alta-Fjord, Finnmark. Lapis. 36 (11), 15-19
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Biotite2 photos of Zircon associated with Biotite at this locality.
Albite-Anorthite Series2 photos of Zircon associated with Albite-Anorthite Series at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Zircon data
Locality Data:Click here to view Store Kufjord, Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Zircon
7.4km (4.6 miles) Skarvevann Pegmatite, Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway
7.9km (4.9 miles) Ørnetind, Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway
10.0km (6.2 miles) Bekkarfjordnes, Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway
37.3km (23.2 miles) Hasfjordvann, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norway
37.6km (23.4 miles) Brennhaugan, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norway
38.1km (23.7 miles) Bårvikaksla, Bårvik, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norway
39.3km (24.4 miles) Haraldseng, Sørøya, Hasvik, Finnmark, Norway
91.1km (56.6 miles) Doaresgaissa, Vaddas-Rieppe ore field, Nordreisa, Troms, Norway
93.5km (58.1 miles) Øvre Lankavarre, Vaddas-Rieppe ore field, Nordreisa, Troms, Norway
 
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