Skutesundskjær (Skudesundskjær), Barkevik area, Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 0' 19'' North , 9° 50' 53'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.00550,9.84826|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Skutesundskjærene (Skudesundskjærene)|
The Skutesundskjær locality consists of 2 small skerries about 30 x 20 m and 40 x 20 m large. It is the type locality of rosenbuschite. Since 1973, the skerries are protected as a natural heritage (site of geological interest) and collecting or removal of mineral materials from the islands is strictly forbidden. (Cf. the laws of 1970-06-19-63-§11 and §12 cf. Law -2009-06-19-100-§77).
33 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
252.17 - 298.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.