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Gjellebekk Marble Quarry, Gjellebekk, Lierskogen, Lier, Buskerud, Norway

Photo: K.E.Larsen
Latitude: 59°48'44"N
Longitude: 10°17'1"E
Gjellebekk marmorbrudd

Old marble quarry located in the forest south of the road going from Griserud to Høgda. Mainly very homogenous coarse-grained marble. It is not to be confused with the smaller Griserud Prospect

Mineral List

'Aedelforsite (of Retzius)'
Calcite
Pyrite
Sphalerite
Tremolite
Wollastonite


6 entries listed. 4 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

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References

Hausmann, J.F.L. (1811): Reise durch Skandinavien in den Jahren 1806 und 1807. Erster Theil. J.F. Römer Göttingen 1811, 381p. (p. 325)

Hisinger, W. (1824): Undersökning af så kallad Tremolit från Gjellebäk i Norrige. Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, för år 1823. 177-182 [on manganoan wollastonite from Gjellebekk, cfr. Forchhammer 1864]

Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1864): Om Ædelforssit og nogle andre dertil hørende Mineralier. Oversigt over Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger. 64-76 [on manganoan wollastonite]

Dons, J.A. (ed)(1996): Oslotraktens geologi med turbeskrivelser. Vett og Viten forlag, Nesbru 1996, p.144-145

Trømborg, D. (2008): Marmorstøtta på Fillefjell. Stein. 35 (4): 12-14

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