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Bratteskjerpet Mine, Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norwayi
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BuskerudCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 36' 41'' North , 9° 36' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hillestad302 (2010)4.6km
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)6.8km
Hjuksevelta350 (2014)19.7km
Svene296 (2013)20.2km
Notodden8,306 (2018)20.4km


Located about 7 km SSW of the town of Kongsberg, close to Saggrenda.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 15: 87-90
Armenite
Formula: BaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Habit: pseudohexagonal, prismatic to 1,6 cm long and 4mm wide
Colour: white
Description: Occurred in a pocket together with axinite and epidote, at the border of between a barite-dominated and calcite-dominated vein
Reference: Bancroft, P., Nordrum, F.S. & Lyckberg, P.(2001): Kongsberg revisited. Mineralogical Record 32: 181-205
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Brewsterite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Description: Up to 1 mm long crystals with brewsterite-Ba in the rim of the crystal and a core with both brewsterite-Ba and brewsterite-Sr. Sometimes small 2. generation of brewsterite-Ba can be seeing growing on 1. generations of brewsterite-Ba/-Sr
Reference: Larsen, A.O.; Nordrum, F.S. & Erambert, M. (2003): Mineraler i brewsterittserien fra norske lokaliteter. Bergverksmuseet Skrift 25: 41-42
Brewsterite-Sr
Formula: (Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Description: In the core of up to 1 mm long crystals of brewsterite-Ba
Reference: Larsen, A.O.; Nordrum, F.S. & Erambert, M. (2003): Mineraler i brewsterittserien fra norske lokaliteter. Bergverksmuseet Skrift 25: 41-42
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Nordrum, F. S. ; Larsen, A. O. & Erambert, M. (2003): Ba,Sr-mineraler i Kongsberg sølvforekomster- en foreløpig rapport. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 25: 43-50
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bancroft, P., Nordrum, F.S. & Lyckberg, P.(2001): Kongsberg revisited. Mineralogical Record 32: 181-205
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Heulandite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Reference: Larsen, A.O., Nordrum,F.S., Döbelin, N., Armbruster, T., Petersen, O.V. & Erambert, M.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153; Nordrum, F. S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M. (2005): Minerals of the heulandite series in Norway- additional data and summary. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 98-112
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162, pp. 68-70
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bancroft, P., Nordrum, F.S. & Lyckberg, P.(2001): Kongsberg revisited. Mineralogical Record 32: 181-205

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Armenite9.CM.05BaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Brewsterite-Ba9.GE.20(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brewsterite-Sr9.GE.20(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ba9.GE.05(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Armenite63.2.1b.1BaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
Brewsterite-Ba-(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brewsterite-Sr-(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Heulandite-Ba-(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
H ArmeniteBaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
H Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
BBoron
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BaryteBaSO4
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
O ArmeniteBaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
O Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Al ArmeniteBaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Al Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Si ArmeniteBaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Si Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Ca ArmeniteBaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Ba ArmeniteBaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Nordrum, F.S. (1999) Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 15: 87-90 [on the find of armenite]
Larsen, A.O., Nordrum, F.S., and Erambert, M. (2003) Mineraler i brewsterittserien fra norske lokaliteter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 25: 41-42 [analysis of brewsterites]
Larsen, A.O., Nordrum, F.S., Döbelin, N., Armbruster, T., Petersen, O.V., and Erambert, M.(2005) Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153.
Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O., and Erambert, M. (2005) Minerals of the heulandite series in Norway- additional data and summary. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 98-112 [with analysis of heulandite-Ba from Bratteskjerpet].
Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 604 - 138. Bratteskjerpet.

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