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Valberg Quarry, Valberg, Kragerø, Telemark, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 53' 4'' North , 9° 25' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.88438,9.41954
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Valberg pukkverk, Valberg, Kragerø kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge


Hydrothermal veins and alteration zones within a hyperite (gabboroic) complex exposed in a quarry.
Known for (rare) Ni minerals (millerite, gersdorffite).


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54 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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Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3138856
Proterozoic I gabbro

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}, Minor{diorite,plutonic ultramafic group,meta-gabbro}

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



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References

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Nordrum, F.S. Larsen, A.O. & Austrheim, H. (2000): Ni,Co-mineralizations in the Valberg quarry, Kragerø, South Norway: a progress report. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 64-70
Nordrum, F.S. (2000). Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1999-2000. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17:59-63
Nordrum, F.S. (2001): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2000-2001. STEIN 28 (2): 13- 19
Nordrum, F. S. (2003): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2002-2003. STEIN 30 (2), 4-10
Nordrum, F.S. (2003): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2002-2003. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 25: 82-89
Nordrum, F.S. ; Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M. (2003): Minerals of the heulandite series in Norway- a progress report. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 25: 51-62 [with analysis on heulandite-Ca]
Nordrum, F. S. (2004): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2003-2004. STEIN 31 (2), 36-44
Nordrum, F.S. (2005): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2004-2005. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 30: 117-124
Selbekk, R. S., Husdal, T. A. & Berg, H-J. (2010): Nye mineraler for Norge i 2010. Stein. 37 (4): 24-26 [on a find of retgersite]
Nordrum, F.S. (2011): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2010-2011. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 46: 109-114
Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124
Larsen, K.E. & Nordrum, F.S. (2013): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2012-2013. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 50, 111-117

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