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Bianchite from
Glomsrudkollen Zinc Mines, Åmot, Modum, Buskerud, Norway

Locality type:Mine
Formula:(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Comments:Bianchite was found in the dumps, when some of the material was removed and a deep profile of the dumps were revealed. It occured as a white to greyish powder, and are easily solved in water. The bianchite is almost without iron (Raade et al,1977).
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Raade,G.(1995): "Secondary Zn and Cu minerals from contact deposits of the Oslo region, Norway".Bergverksmuseet Skrift nr 9, 18-26; Neumann,H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske skrifter 68. p. 109
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bianchite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Glomsrudkollen Zinc Mines, Åmot, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
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