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Occurence 4634 - 302 Sleire
(Object Id: 16628)
(Last updated: 07.06.2006)

Location
County: Vestland Municipality: Masfjorden (4634)
Map 1:50000: Masfjorden (1116-1) Map 1:250000: Bergen
Coordinate system: EU89-UTM Zone 32
East: 296020 m. North: 6755489 m.
Longitude: 5.2411020 Latitude: 60.8819680
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Resource
Resource Type: Silica Resource Subtype: Quartzite

Importance
Raw material meaning: Little Importance (reg. 18.02.2015)


Mineralization
Era: Proterozoic Period:
Genesis: Sedimentary/metamorphic Form: Layer
Main texture: Min. distribution:
Main grain size: Fine - medium grained (<1mm - 3 mm)
Strike/Dip: Direction:
Plunge:
Stratigraphic classification of host rock
Era: Proterozoic Period:
Province: Caledonian Basement Province
Geotec.unit: Western Gneiss Region
Tectonic complex:
Igneous complex:
Group: Formation:

Information(s) in free text format
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Et 3x2 km stort kvartsittfelt ved Sleirsvatnet nordvest for Masfjorden. Bergarten er finkornet, meget skifrig/gneisaktig og inneholder en stor prosentandel ikke-kvartsmineraler som glimmer og feltspat. En samleprøve ble tatt i veiskjæring litt øst for vannet. Et Al2O3-innhold på 3.5%.

Fieldsamples
Sample No. Sample type Miscellanrous
JW02-1 Bedrock
Sampler: Wanvik/...Stored: NGU
Comment: Uren, kvartsittisk gneis.


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