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Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway
Langesundsfjorden, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Langesundsfjorden (Brevig), Larvik kommune, Vestfold fylke, Norway


The Langesundsfjorden area belongs to 2 different counties in the southern part of Norway: Telemark [see http://www.mindat.org/loc-50673.html] and Vestfold.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Aegirine (TL)

Aegirine-augite

Aenigmatite

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Ancylite-(Ce)

'Ancylite Group'

Andradite

Annite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Arfvedsonite

Arsenopyrite

Astrophyllite (TL)

Augite

Barylite

'Bastnäsite'

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bavenite

Berborite

Bertrandite

'Biotite'

Birnessite

Böhmite

Bornite

Britholite-(Ce)

Burpalite

Calcite

Cancrinite

Cappelenite-(Y) (TL)

Catapleiite (TL)

Cerussite

Chalcopyrite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

Chiavennite

'Chlorite Group'

Covellite

Datolite

Diaspore

Digenite

Djurleite

Edenite

Eirikite (TL)

Epididymite

'Erdmannite (of Berlin)'

Eudialyte

'Eudialyte Group'

'var: Eucolite'

Eudidymite (TL)

'Feldspar Group'

Ferro-edenite

Ferro-hornblende

Ferrokentbrooksite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Gaidonnayite

Galena

Genthelvite

Gibbsite

Gonnardite

Grenmarite (TL)

Hainite-(Y)

Hambergite (TL)

Hastingsite

Helvine

Hematite

'Heulandite'

Hilairite

Hiortdahlite

'Hiortdahlite I' (FRL)

Homilite (TL)

Hydrozincite

Ilmenite

Iron

'K Feldspar'

Kupletskite

Låvenite (TL)

Leucophanite (TL)

Löllingite

Lorenzenite

Magnetite

Malachite

Melanocerite-(Ce) (TL)

var: Caryocerite (FRL)

var: Freyalite

Meliphanite (TL)

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Molybdenite

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Mosandrite-(Ce) (TL)

Muscovite

Natrolite

var: Spreustein

Nepheline

var: Elaeolite

Nordenskiöldine (TL)

Nordstrandite

Parisite-(Ce)

Pectolite

Perovskite

Pharmacosiderite

Polylithionite

'Pterolite'

Pyrite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrophanite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rinkite-(Ce)

'Rinkite Group'

Rosenbuschite (TL)

Sérandite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Stilbite-Ca

Stillwellite-(Ce)

Tadzhikite-(Ce)

Tainiolite

Tetrahedrite

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite (TL)

var: Calciothorite

var: Orangite

Titanite

var: Eucolite-Titanite

'Tourmaline'

Tritomite-(Ce) (TL)

'Unnamed (F-analogue of Luinaite-(OH))'

'Wad'

Wöhlerite (TL)

Wulfenite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon


110 valid minerals. 19 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Localities in this Region


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References

Brögger, W.C. (1887): Forelöbig meddelelse om mineralerne på de sydnorske augit- og nefelinsyeniters grovkornige gange. Geologiske Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 9, 247-274

Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp + 28 plates

Oftedal, I. (1962): Contribution to the geochemistry of nephelinesyenitic pegmatite in the Langesundsfjord area. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 42, 167-177

Neumann, H.; Bergstøl, S. & Nilssen, B. (1966): Stillwellite in the Langesundfjord nepheline syenite pegmatite dykes. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 46: 327-334

Larsen, A.O. (1978): Pegmatittganger i Langesundsfjorden. In Berig, B. & Olsen, R. (eds): Geologisk fører for Grenland. Utgitt av Telemark Geologiforening 1978. pp 39-44

Raade, G., Haug, J., Kristiansen, R. & Larsen, O. (1980): Langesundsfjord. Lapis 5: 22-28

Bollingberg, H. J.; Ure, A. M.; Sørensen, I.; Leonardsen, E. S. (1983): Geochemistry of some eudialyte-eucolite specimens and a co-existing catapleiite from Langesund, Norway. Tschermaks mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 32, 153-169.

Andersen, T. & Neumann, H. (1985): Identity of "freyalite", an alleged rare earth-rich variety of thorite, and its pre-metamict composition. American Mineralogist. 70:1059-1064

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

Larsen, A.O. (1995): Identiteten til de sorte amfibolene fra Oslo-feltets syenittpegmatitter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 9, 27-34 (in norwegian)

Larsen, A. O & Raade, G. (1997): Pyroksener fra Oslofeltets syenittpegmatitter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 12, 16-17

Andersen, F., Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1996): Die Mineralien des Langesundsfjords und des umgebenden Larvikit-Gebietes, Oslo-Region, Norwegen. Mineralien-Welt 7(4), 21-100

Larsen, A.O. (1998): Identiteten til sorte glimmere i biotittserien fra syenittpegmatitter i Langesundsfjordsområdet. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 14, 5-8.

Larsen, A.O. (1998): Revisjon av nomenklatur for de sorte amfibolene fra Oslofeltets syenittpegmatitter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 14, 9 (in norwegian).

Larsen, A.O. (2001): Chemical composition of catapleiites from the syenite pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Norway. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 18, 5-9

Knudsen, T.L. (2002): Langesundsfjordens pegmatittmineraler og Waldemar Christopher Brøgger. STEIN 29 (1), 8-12

Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp.

Andersen, T., Erambert, M., Larsen, A. O. and Selbekk, R. S. (2010): Petrology of nepheline syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Rift, Norway: Zirconium silicate mineral assemblages as indicators of alkalinity and volatile fugacity in mildly agpaitic magma. J. Petrology 51, 2303-2325. [http://petrology.oxfordjournals.org/content/51/11/2303.full.pdf+html]

Piilonen, P. C., McDonald, A. M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. and Larsen, A. O. (2012): The mineralogy and crystal chemistry of alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, Oslo rift valley, Norway. Part 1. Magmatic and secondary zircon: implications for petrogenesis from trace-element geochemistry. Mineralogical Magazine 76, 649-672.


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