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Kjenlie Mine (Østre Kjenlie Mine), Kjenli Mines, Øyestad, Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Kjenlie Mine (Østre Kjenlie Mine)Mine (Abandoned)
Kjenli MinesMining Field
ØyestadMunicipality (Historical)
Arendal Iron MinesGroup of Mines
ArendalMunicipality
Aust-AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Kjenlie gruve (Østre Kjenlie gruve), Kjenli gruver, Øyestad, Arendal jerngruver, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 26' 54'' North , 8° 43' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.44853,8.72039
GeoHash:G#: u4qhw2jzr
Locality type:Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
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


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'
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Datolite var: Botryolite (FRL)
Formula: Ca(HBSiO5)
Type Locality:
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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.20Ca(HBSiO5)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'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'-
Datolite
var: Botryolite (FRL)
-Ca(HBSiO5)
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Datolite (var: Botryolite)Ca(HBSiO5)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
BBoron
B Datolite (var: Botryolite)Ca(HBSiO5)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Datolite (var: Botryolite)Ca(HBSiO5)
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 DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(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 Datolite (var: Botryolite)Ca(HBSiO5)
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)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Datolite (var: Botryolite)Ca(HBSiO5)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
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

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186372
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss

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. [154]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3135900
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,marble,amphibolite}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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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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