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Garta Feldspar Quarry, Stokken, Arendal, Agder, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Garta Feldspar QuarryQuarry (Abandoned)
StokkenMunicipality (Historical)
ArendalMunicipality
AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 30' 48'' North , 8° 53' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2007
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Arendal30,916 (2017)9.0km
Tvedestrand1,975 (2016)12.3km
Rykene647 (2013)18.6km
Fevik4,989 (2014)19.5km
Grimstad9,561 (2017)25.9km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Garta feltspatbrudd, Stokken, Arendal, Agder, Norge


An old abandoned feldspar quarry in a granite pegmatite.

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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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]
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
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
'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.
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

Gallery:

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
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.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)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
'Gummite'-
'var. Yttrogummite'-
'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, Mixtures, etc.
var. Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
'Gummite'-
'var. Yttrogummite'-
'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 BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Uraninite var. CleveiteUO2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Albite var. Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O QuartzSiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Albite var. Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Albite var. Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Albite var. Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Albite var. Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH)2
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Uraninite var. CleveiteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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