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Occurence 4207 - 004 Vardåsen
(Object Id: 5105)
(Last updated: 09.02.2005)

Location
County: Agder Municipality: Flekkefjord (4207)
Map 1:50000: Sokndal (1311-4) Map 1:250000: Mandal
Coordinate system: EU89-UTM Zone 32
East: 354350 m. North: 6462249 m.
Longitude: 6.5163550 Latitude: 58.2771260
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Resource
Resource Type: Ferrous metals(Fe, Mn, Ti) Resource Subtype: Iron-Titanium
Element(s): Fe Ti
Importance
Raw material meaning: Little Importance (reg. 18.02.2015)


Mineralization
Era: Proterozoic Period: Neoproterozoic
Genesis: Orthomagmatic formation Form:
Main texture: Min. distribution:
Main grain size: Main alteration:
Strike/Dip: Direction:
Plunge:
Ti-deposit type(s)
Main type: Magmatic Ilm/Mt-ratio:
Sub type: Ilmenite in anorthosite %TiO(Ore): > 12
Titanium province: Rogaland anorthosite province %P2O5(Ore): <1
Host rock: Norite %MgO(Ilm): > 3
Main Ti mineral: Ilmenite %V2O3(Mt):
ppm U (Rutile):
Stratigraphic classification of host rock
Era: Proterozoic Period: Neoproterozoic
Province: South Norwegian Basement Province
Geotec.unit:
Tectonic complex:
Igneous complex:
Group: Formation:

Information(s) in free text format
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North-south striking norite dyke in which the eastern part is very oxide-rich. Partly layered. In total the dyke is on the order of 10 m wide with the mineralized part making up 3-4 m. (Den registrerede prøve 518 er fra malmsamlingen i Løkken, GBM). The deposit was first described by Tellef Dahll in 1864.


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