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Reiersdal Pegmatite (Reiarsdal; Tjomsås), Øvrebø, Vennesla, Vest-Agder, Norway
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Britholite Group
Reiersdal Pegmatite, Øvrebø, Vennesla, Vest-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s): Reiersdalpegmatitten (Reiarsdal; Tjomsås), Øvrebø, Vennesla kommune, Vest-Agder fylke, Norge
A feldspar quarry in a zoned granite-pegmatite. It is the lowest of two small pegmatites hosted in an amphibolite on a knob above the Reiersdal Farm. In 1979 the quarry was 6 x 15 m and worked for a depth of about 4 m (Griffin et al. 1979).

Mineral List

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Britholite Group'
Britholite-(Y) ?
Keiviite-(Y) ?
'K Feldspar'
Thalénite-(Y) ?
var: Yttrian Titanite

var: Malacon

16 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

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Griffin, W.L., Nilssen, B. & Jensen, B.B. (1979): Britholite-(Y) and its alteration: Reiarsdal, Vest-Agder, south Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 59: 265-271

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