The Hersjø ore deposit, evaluation of ore potential
Forkortet: The Hersjø sulfide deposit is situated in the Holtålen municipality, some 17 km to the nortwest of Røros. The depoist is situated within the Forollhogna National park. Holtålen municipality have retained claims on the deposit since 1982. The increased metal prices have led to increased interest for the potential of the Hersjø deposit. Geophysics and drilling campaigns in the 1970s identified a resource of 2.99 mill. t of Cu-Zn ore with 1.70% Cu and 1.40% ZN distributed on three sulfide lenses.