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Tananger, Sola, Rogaland, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Tananger- not defined -
SolaMunicipality
RogalandCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 56' 10'' North , 5° 34' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tananger5,817 (2013)0.0km
Stavanger121,610 (2018)9.9km
Sandnes63,032 (2017)13.1km
Hommersåk5,692 (2013)15.9km
Sviland347 (2012)18.8km


Along the Tananger coast, several contacts between calcite marbles and leucogranite are exposed. At the contact there sometimes occur greenish skarn-like rock-forming lenses up to 20 cm thick. In these lenses, well-crystallised minerals can be found sometimes.

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Colour: reddish
Reference: Maijer, C., et al. (1987): Day 10- Caledonides and westernmost Precambrian intrusions. in Majier, C. & Padget, P. (eds) (1987): The geology of southernmost Norway: an excursion guide. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Special publication no. 1, 101-104
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Bergen Museum, Norway collection
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Colour: green
Description: Crystals up to 4 cm across
Reference: Maijer, C., et al. (1987): Day 10- Caledonides and westernmost Precambrian intrusions. in Majier, C. & Padget, P. (eds) (1987): The geology of southernmost Norway: an excursion guide. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Special publication no. 1, 101-104
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Maijer, C., et al. (1987): Day 10- Caledonides and westernmost Precambrian intrusions. in Majier, C. & Padget, P. (eds) (1987): The geology of southernmost Norway: an excursion guide. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Special publication no. 1, 101-104
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bergen Museum, Norway collection
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 171; Eldjarn K., Kvamsdal, L. O., Selbekk R., Muller-Sigmünd H. (2005): Norske vesuvianer og vesuvianforekomster. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, skrifter 30, pp. 30-40.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
OOxygen
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3

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Maijer, C. et al. (1987) Day 10- Caledonides and westernmost Precambrian intrusions. in Majier, C. & Padget, P. (eds) (1987) The geology of southernmost Norway: an excursion guide. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Special publication no. 1, 101-104.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tananger
Wikidata ID:Q2211190

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