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Bjørndalen Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 2' 22'' North , 9° 52' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.0394444444, 9.86861111111
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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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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