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Bjørndalen Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Senaite
Bjørndalen Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Photo: OT. Ljøstad
Latitude: 59°2'22"N
Longitude: 9°52'7"E
Bjørndalen larvikittbrudd (Lundhs labrador), Tvedalen (Tveidalen), Larvik kommune, Vestfold fylke, Norge

Syenite pegmatite in larvikite quarry.

Mineral List

Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Albite
Analcime
Arsenopyrite
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Berborite
'Biotite'
Böhmite
Britholite-(Ce)
Calcite
Cancrinite
Catapleiite
Chalcopyrite
Diaspore
Ferro-edenite
Ferrokentbrooksite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Gadolinite-(Ce)
Galena
Gibbsite
Gonnardite
Hambergite
Heulandite-Ca
Ilmenite
Kainosite-(Y)
Leucophanite
Lorenzenite
Magnetite
Meliphanite
Microcline
Molybdenite
Monazite-(Ce)
Mosandrite
Natrolite
var: Spreustein
Nepheline
Parisite-(Ce)
Phlogopite
Polylithionite
Prehnite
Pyrite
Pyrochlore Group
Pyrophanite
Senaite
Sodalite
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
Wöhlerite
Zircon


51 entries listed. 49 valid minerals.

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References

Larsen, A.O. (1989): Senaite from syenite pegmatite at Tvedalen in the southern part of the Oslo Region, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 69, 235-238

Engvoldsen, T., Andersen, F., Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1991): Pegmatittmineraler fra Larvik ringkompleks. STEIN 18(1), 15-71

Larsen, A. O & Raade, G.(1997): Pyroksener fra Oslofeltets syenittpegmatitter. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 12,16-17 (analysis on aegirine from Bjørndalen]

Larsen, A. O. (2002): Zeolitter fra syenittpegmatittene i Oslofeltet. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 20, 60-65 [analysis on heulandite-Ca]

Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, Muriel (2010): Mosandritt og rinkitt fra nefelinsyenittpegmatitter i Langesundsfjordområdet. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift.43: 95-102 [with an analysis of mosandrite from this locality]

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