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Kjenlie Mine (Østre Kjenlie Mine), Kjenli Mines, Øyestad, Arendal, Agder, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Kjenlie Mine (Østre Kjenlie Mine)Mine (Abandoned)
Kjenli MinesMining Field
ØyestadMunicipality (Historical)
ArendalMunicipality
AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 26' 54'' North , 8° 43' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Arendal30,916 (2017)3.4km
Rykene647 (2013)6.4km
Fevik4,989 (2014)8.2km
Grimstad9,561 (2017)14.1km
Tvedestrand1,975 (2016)22.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
(Kjenli; Kenlig), Øyestad
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Kjenlie gruve (Østre Kjenlie gruve), Kjenli gruver, Øyestad, Arendal, Agder, Norge


Botryolite, a variety of datolite, was first described from this mine. The botryolite occurred in a 2.5 cm to 60 cm wide calcite vein cutting the skarn-iron ore layer.

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Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Kjerulf, T. & Dahll, T. (1861): Om jernertsenes Forekomst ved Arendal, Næs og Kragerø. Nyt magasin for naturvidenskapene. 11 (1861), 293-359
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Description: Found in Vestre Kjenli Gruve
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M.(2005): Minerals of the axinite group from Norwegian localities. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 88-93
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dana 6: 473.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kjerulf, T. & Dahll, T. (1861): Om jernertsenes Forekomst ved Arendal, Næs og Kragerø. Nyt magasin for naturvidenskapene. 11 (1861), 293-359
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115
Datolite var. Botryolite (FRL)
Type Locality:
Reference: Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115
'Hornblende'
Reference: Dana 6: 473.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Klaproth, M. H. (1810): Chemisches Untersuchnung des Botryoliths. Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper. 5, 122-125
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kjerulf, T. & Dahll, T. (1861): Om jernertsenes Forekomst ved Arendal, Næs og Kragerø. Nyt magasin for naturvidenskapene. 11 (1861), 293-359
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kjerulf, T. & Dahll, T. (1861): Om jernertsenes Forekomst ved Arendal, Næs og Kragerø. Nyt magasin for naturvidenskapene. 11 (1861), 293-359
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description: Listed as "Skjörl" by Holm (1824)
Reference: Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
var. Botryolite (TL)9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Datolite
var. Botryolite (FRL)
-CaB(SiO4)(OH)
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
SiSilicon
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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Kjerulf, T. and Dahll, T. (1861) Om jernertsenes Forekomst ved Arendal, Næs og Kragerø. Nyt magasin for naturvidenskapene, 11, 293-359.
Dana 6: 473 [as the mispelled "Kenlig"].

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