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Occurence 1848 - 301 Hopen
(Object Id: 7364)
(Last updated: 27.04.2007)

Location
County: Nordland Municipality: Steigen (1848)
Map 1:50000: Nordfold (2130-4) Map 1:250000: Sulitjelma
Coordinate system: EU89-UTM Zone 33
East: 525133 m. North: 7519796 m.
Longitude: 15.5958690 Latitude: 67.7920100
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Resource
Resource Type: Feldspar Resource Subtype: Pegmatitic feldspar

Importance
Raw material meaning: Not Assessed (reg. 18.02.2015)

Resources and production
Activity: Test mining Reserves:
Operating method: Underground mining Historical production:


Products
Element/product Crude ore grade or quality Reg. date
Cheramics ??? % 05.10.1994

Operations
From - To Activity Comments
- 1965 Pitting

Mineralization
Era: Paleozoic Period:
Genesis: Pegmatite formation Form: Lens
Main texture: Min. distribution: Irregular (scattered)
Main grain size: Coarse grained (> 3 mm)
Strike/Dip: Direction:
Plunge:
Stratigraphic classification of host rock
Era: Paleozoic Period:
Province:
Geotec.unit:
Tectonic complex:
Igneous complex:
Group: Formation:

Mineralogy
Mineral Amount
Quartz Major mineral (>10%)
Potassic feldspar Major mineral (>10%)
Muscovite Subordinate mineral (1-10%)
Plagioclase Subordinate mineral (1-10%)
Biotite Subordinate mineral (1-10%)

Information(s) in free text format
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Forekomsten ligger mellom Hopsvatnet og sjøen ca. 200 m vest for vei. Pegmatitten utgjør en 3 m bred sone som kan følges i terenget 40 - 50 m. Kalifeltspaten er tett sammenvokst med glimmer og er derfor ikke skeidbar.


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