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Vestre Kjørstad 1 quarry, Kjørstad (Kjørrestad), Bamble (Bamle), Telemark, Norway

Vestre Kjørstad I feltspatbrudd, Kjørstad, Bamble kommune, Telemark, Norge

A feldspar-quartz quarry in granite pegmatite located about 300 m SE of the Vestre Kjørstad Farm in the municipality of Bamble. In 1922 the quarry measured 15 m in diameter and was 10 m deep.
Today the quarry is situated on a small hill just south of Bamble Golfpark which includes most of the previous farmland of the Kjørstad farms.

Mineral List

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Apatite'
'Biotite'
Clinochlore
Epidote
Ilmenite
'K Feldspar'
Muscovite
Pyrite
Quartz
'Tourmaline'
Zircon


12 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

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References

Andersen, O. (1931) Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, p. 13

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