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Hallbjarnarstadaá

Hallbjarnarstadaá, Tjörnes, Tjörneshreppur, Northeastern Region, Iceland

Photo of the Hallbjarnarstadaá Creek. Showing fossilized shell banks.
(from Wikipedia)
Copyright: © Bromr      Photo ID: 948774     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 23   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3264 x 2448 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

The Simrad locality

Near Simrad, Horten, Vestfold, Norway

At Simrad, Horten, Norway. Iconic native copper specimens and apple-green prehnite specimens were found during construction of this industrial site in the beginning of the 1980s. Today the locality is built over and lost. But remnants of the outcropping basaltic lava is still to be seen behind the building.

Photo taken the 3. mai ‎2005.
Copyright: © Knut Edvard Larsen      Photo ID: 936801     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2272 x 1704 pixels (3.9 Mpix)

Kirkebukta Cu prospect

Kirkebukta Cu prospect, Løvøya, Borre, Horten, Vestfold, Norway

The Norwegian mineral collector Stig Larsen inside the small Cu prospect at Kirkebukta, Løvøya, Horten, Vestfold, Norway.
Native copper crystals and chalcocite group minerals are found in hydrotermal, tectonic calcite veins in Permian basaltic lava.
Copper was first discovered at Løvøya around 1720.

Photo taken the 6. ‎april ‎2004.
Copyright: © Knut Edvard Larsen      Photo ID: 936795     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 60   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2272 x 1704 pixels (3.9 Mpix)

Roadcut along RV 310 at Kotterød

Kotterød, Borre, Horten, Vestfold, Norway

A roadcut along RV 310 (Falkenstensveien) at Kotterød, Borre, Horten, Vestfold, Norway.
A small number of mineralized amygdales in basaltic rock were exposed during the expansion of the road in the 1980s. Members of the Vestfold Geologiforening (Vestfold Geology Society) Stig Larsen and Ken Roger are inspecting the remnants.
Photo taken 28.04.2005
Copyright: © Knut Edvard Larsen      Photo ID: 936794     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 27   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2272 x 1704 pixels (3.9 Mpix)

Bekkajordet locality

Bekkajordet, Borre, Horten, Vestfold, Norway

A Permian basaltic lava (B1-sequence) is outcropping at Bekkajordet, Horten, Vestfold, Norway.
Members of the Vestfold Geologiforening (Vestfold Geology Society) Stig Larsen and Ken Roger on their way to inspect the basalt to see if there are any mineral-filled vesiciular cavities to be found in the outcroping basaltic lava,
Photo taken 28.04.2005
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A larvikite block in the Vevja 2 quarry

Vevja 2 Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

From a common scene in the Vevja 2 larvikite quarry, large block of larvikite is sawn out from the quarry wall.
Photo taken in 1987
Photo scanned from a color slide.
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RN2-DD7Barylite

Bratthagen 1, Lågendalen, Hedrum, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Barylite from Bratthagen, Hedrum, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway.
The crystal is laying on (100). The arrow points to a trace of the cleavage (011) of barylite.
Barylite is one of the rarest minerals found at this localiy, this is the only published photo of a verified barylite from this locality.

Fig 2. in Sæbø, P.C. (1966) Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no. 35. The first occurrence of the rare mineral barylite, Be2BaSi2O7, in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 46: 335-348.
Photo ID: 931693     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 21   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 502 x 328 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

A dump at Overntjern

Overntjern Quarry, Overntjern, Modum, Buskerud, Norway

One of the dumps at the Overntjern quarry. A serpentine-magnesite outcrop was quarried for magnesite and serpentine here.
Photo taken 21.07.2013
Copyright: © Knut Edvard Larsen      Photo ID: 931678     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3648 x 2056 pixels (7.5 Mpix)

VGP-DMRVesuvianite

Multiple photos available
Styggås, Ødegårdsbukta, Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Dimensions: 11.5 cm

One of very few specimens with brownish vesuvianite that have been found at Styggås, Ødegårdsbukta, Brunlanes, Larvik, Norway. Specimen of special interest for the topographical mineralogy of Vestfold. The area is now a protected Nature Reserve and collecting is not allowed.

Photographed trough glass. Exhibited in the Bergen Museum, Bergen, Norway. (Permanent mineral exhibition).
Photo taken 10.04.2011
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Abandoned larvikite quarry

Påskeberget Quarry, Tjølling, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

The abandoned larvikite quarry at Påskeberget, Viksfjord, Tjølling, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway.
It's mostly overgrown. No traces of any syenite pegmatite dikes were found in the old quarry at the visit ‎11. ‎august ‎2007.
Copyright: © Knut Edvard Larsen      Photo ID: 930936     Uploaded by: Knut Edvard Larsen   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3888 x 2592 pixels (10.1 Mpix)
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