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Norra Kärr, Gränna, Jönköping, Småland, Sweden
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Latitude: 58°6'8"N
Longitude: 14°33'57"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Norra Kärr nefelinsyenit
 
Alkaline complex 1.5 km east of lake Vättern and 45 km NE of Jönköping. One the world´s oldest agpaitic complexes (1500 Ma). Type locality for the rock types Grännaite, Lakarpite, Kaxtorpite and Pulaskite.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Albite
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Anorthite
'Anorthoclase'
'Apatite'
Arfvedsonite
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Britholite-(Ce)
Britholite-(Y) ?
Calciocatapleiite ?
Catapleiite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Copper
Corundum
Eckermannite (TL)
Epidote
Eudialyte
Ferro-glaucophane ?
Ferro-hornblende
Fluorapatite
Fluorbritholite-(Ce)
Fluorite
Fluoro-leakeite (TL)
Galena
Glaucophane ?
Greenockite
Hematite
Hiortdahlite ?
Ilmenite
Jinshajiangite
Låvenite
'Lessingite-(Ce)'
Lovozerite
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnetite
Microcline
Mosandrite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Natrolite
Nepheline
Orthoclase
Pargasite ?
Pectolite
Prehnite
Pyrite
Quartz
Riebeckite
Rosenbuschite
Sanidine ?
'Scapolite'
Silver
Sodalite
Sphalerite
Tadzhikite-(Ce)
Thalcusite
Thorianite
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
Titanite
Tritomite-(Ce) ?
Zircon


75 entries listed. 60 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals). 2 erroneous literature entries.

Localities in this Region

Sweden
  • Småland
    • Jönköping

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References

- Törnebohm, A. (1906a): Katapleitsyenit, en nyupptäkt varietet af nefelinsyenit i Sverige. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. C 199: 1-54

- Törnebohm, A. (1906b): Katapleitsyenit, en nyupptäkt varietet af nefelinsyenit i Sverige. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 28: 415-417 [abstract of Törnebohm 1906a]

- Adamson, O.J. (1942): Eckermannite, a new alkali amphibole. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 64 :329-334

- Adamson, O. J. (1944): The Petrology of the Norra Kärr District. An occurrence of alkaline Rocks in Southern Sweden. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 66: 112-255

- Sundius, N. : The composition of Eckermannite and its position in the amphibole group. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Serie C 475.

- Koark, H. (1969): Zu Hülle, Inhalt, Gefüge und Alter des Alkaligesteinvorkommen von Norra Kärr im südlichen Mittelschweden. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 91: 159-184

- Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370p (p. 159-160)

-Kramm, U.& Koark, H. (1988): Isotopic composition of Galena lead from the Norra Kärr peralkaline complex, Sweden. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 110: 311-316

- Thulin, H. (1996): Norra Kärr. Litiofilen 13: 17-51

- Holtstam, D.(1998): Jinshajiangite from the Norra Kärr alkaline intrusion, Jönköping, Sweden. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 120: 373-374

- Strand, U. (1999): Meddelande om nytt mineral för Sverige. Jinshajiangit från Norra Kärr, Gränna, samt något om fluorbritolit-(Ce). STEIN 26 (2), 38-39.

- Strand, U. (1999): Meddelande om nytt mineral för Sverige. Jinshajiangit från Norra Kärr, Gränna, samt något om fluorbritolit-(Ce). Litiofilen 16 (1): 22-23

- Thulin, H. (2000): Norra Kärr-Några nya fynd och undersökningar. Litiofilen, 17 (2): 25-45

- Sandström, F. (2002): Zinkblände från Norra Kärr. Litiofilen. 19 (1), 15

- Oberti, R. Cámara, F.; Hawthorne, F.C. and Ball, N.A. (2009): Fluoro-aluminoleakeite, NaNa2(Mg2Al2Li)Si8O22F2, a new mineral of the amphibole group from Norra Kärr, Sweden: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine. 73: 817-824

- Jonsson, E. (2010): Drusiga sena natrolitassociationer från Norra Kärr. Berg & Mineral (Stockholm Amatørgeologiska Sällskap), 20 (62): 12-13

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