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Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

This page kindly sponsored by Knut Edvard Larsen
 
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
Albite
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Ancylite-(Ce)
'Ancylite Group'
Andradite
Annite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Arfvedsonite
Arsenopyrite
Astrophyllite (TL)
Augite
Barylite
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Bavenite
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
Eirikite (TL)
Epididymite
'Erdmannite (of Berlin)'
Eudialyte
Eudialyte Group
var: Eucolite
Eudidymite (TL)
'Feldspar Group'
Ferro-edenite
Ferro-hornblende
Ferrokentbrooksite
Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Galena
Genthelvite
Gibbsite
Gonnardite
Grenmarite (TL)
Hainite
Hambergite (TL)
Hastingsite
Helvine
Hematite
'Heulandite'
Hilairite
Hiortdahlite
'Hiortdahlite I' (FRL)
Homilite (TL)
Hydrozincite
Ilmenite
'K Feldspar'
Låvenite (TL)
Leucophanite (TL)
Löllingite
Lorenzenite
Magnetite
Malachite
Melanocerite-(Ce) (TL)
var: Caryocerite
var: Freyalite
Meliphanite (TL)
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Molybdenite
Monazite-(Ce)
Mosandrite (TL)
Muscovite
Natrolite
var: Spreustein
Nepheline
var: Elaeolite
Nordenskiöldine (TL)
Parisite-(Ce)
Pectolite
Perovskite
Pharmacosiderite
Polylithionite
'Pterolite'
Pyrite
'Pyrochlore'
Pyrochlore Group
Pyrophanite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rinkite
'Rinkite Group'
Rosenbuschite (TL)
Sérandite
Sodalite
Sphalerite
Stilbite-Ca
Stillwellite-(Ce)
Tadzhikite-(Ce)
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
var: Calciothorite
var: Orangite
Titanite
var: Eucolite-Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Tritomite-(Ce) (TL)
'Unnamed (F-analogue of Luinaite-(OH))'
'Wad'
Wöhlerite
Wulfenite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zircon


152 entries listed. 103 valid minerals. 17 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (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. Mineral. Mag. 76, 649-672.


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