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Myrseter area, Drammensmarka, Drammen, Buskerud, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Myrseter areaWoods
DrammensmarkaForest
DrammenMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° North , 10° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Myrseter-området, Drammensmarka, Drammen kommune, Buskerud fylke, Norge


Area located 5 km NW of Drammen city, in a forest. Hornfels (contact metamorphized silurian limestones) outcrops with yellow-green vesuvianite and some permian biotite granite (Drammensgranite). Discovered by V.M. Goldschmidt in 1911.

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania. 483p
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Nordrum, F. S., Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M. (2005): Minerals of the heulandite series in Norway- additional data and summary. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 98-112
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
Pyrolusite var: Polianite
Formula: morphological variety
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen MM-collection # 153, collected in mai 1981.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Colour: olivine-green to greenyellow
Reference: Eldjarn K., Kvamsdal L. O., Selbekk R., Muller-Sigmünd H. (2005): Norske vesuvianer og vesuvianforekomster. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrifter 30: 30-40.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
var: Polianite4.DB.05morphological variety
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Pyrolusite
var: Polianite
-morphological variety
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
OOxygen
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
NaSodium
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
SiSilicon
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
MnManganese
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe HematiteFe2O3

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Larsen, A. O. (1979): Vesuvian i Oslofeltet. NAGS-nytt 6 (1): 8-11 (in norwegian)
Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)

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