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Bjørndalen Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 2' 21'' North , 9° 52' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.03944,9.86861
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Bjørndalen larvikittbrudd (Lundhs labrador), Tvedalen (Tveidalen), Larvik kommune, Vestfold fylke, Norge


Syenite pegmatite in larvikite quarry.


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49 valid minerals.

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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Permian - Carboniferous
252.17 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 1383887
Carboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: Alkaline;ALKALINE

Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

Lithology: Plutonic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Larsen, A.O. (1989) Senaite from syenite pegmatite at Tvedalen in the southern part of the Oslo Region, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 69, 235-238.
Engvoldsen, T., Andersen, F., Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1991) Pegmatittmineraler fra Larvik ringkompleks. STEIN 18(1), 15-71.
Larsen, A. O & Raade, G.(1997) Pyroksener fra Oslofeltets syenittpegmatitter. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 12,16-17 (analysis on aegirine from Bjørndalen].
Berg, H.-J. (1997) Norvege. Autour de la PlaNet. Le Règne Minéral. 18, 53. [Short note on a find of hambergite, arsenopyrite and heulandite].
Larsen, A. O. (2002) Zeolitter fra syenittpegmatittene i Oslofeltet. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 20, 60-65 [analysis on heulandite-Ca].
Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, Muriel (2010) Mosandritt og rinkitt fra nefelinsyenittpegmatitter i Langesundsfjordområdet. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift.43: 95-102 [with an analysis of mosandrite from this locality].

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