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Bjordam Sunstone Quarry, Bjordam, Bamble (Bamle), Telemark, Norway

Bjordam Sunstone Quarry, Bjordam, Bamble, Telemark, Norway

Photo: A. Michalsen
A sunstone quarry in a granite pegmatite dike. The dike was an irregular lens 15 x 5 m.

Mineral List

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Amphibole Supergroup
'Feldspar Group
var: Sunstone'


9 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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- Neumann, H. (ed)(1960): Mineral occurences in southern Norway. Guide to excursions no. A.15 and no. C.12. International Geological Congress XXI Session Norden 1960, Oslo. 18p
- Copley, P. A. & Gay, P. (1979): Crystallographic studies of some Norwegian aventurinised feldspars by optical, X-ray, and electron optical methods. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 59: 228-237[ samples from Bjordam used in this study]

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