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Garta Feldspar Quarry, Stokken, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Garta feltspatbrudd, Stokken, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 30' 48'' North , 8° 53' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.51354,8.89046
GeoHash:G#: u4qkfk1f4
Locality type:Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2007
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


An old abandoned feldspar quarry in a granite pegmatite.

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,033 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
'Amphibolite'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
'Biotite'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Aminoff, G. (1916): Calcitgrupp från Garta (Arendal). Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 38, 201-206
'commodity:Feldspar'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Gneiss'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
'Gummite'
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar , 4: 28-32
'Gummite var: Yttrogummite'
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar , 4: 28-32
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Dana 6:892,699.
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]
'Scapolite'
Reference: Schetelig, J. 1915: Skapolit fra sydnorske pegmatitganger. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 3, 3-19.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 4: 28-32
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar , 4: 28-32
Uraninite var: Cleveite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar , 4: 28-32
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1884): Uransilikat från Garta felsspatbrott i granskapet nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 7, 121-123

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Cleveite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibolite'-
'Biotite'-
Gneiss-
Gummite-
'var: Yttrogummite'-
Pegmatite-
Scapolite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibolite'-
'Biotite'-
'Gneiss'-
'Gummite'-
'var: Yttrogummite'-
'Pegmatite'-
'Scapolite'-
Uraninite
var: Cleveite
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Uraninite (var: Cleveite)UO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O QuartzSiO2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Cleveite)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3131169
Proterozoic II gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Dana 6:892,699.
Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 4: 28-32
Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1884): Uransilikat från Garta felsspatbrott i granskapet nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 7, 121-123
Aminoff, G. (1916): Calcitgrupp från Garta (Arendal). Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 38, 201-206
Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.73-75]

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