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Solumsåsen Quarry, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norwayi
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Name in Norwegian:Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 27' 33'' North , 10° 19' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.45923,10.32203
GeoHash:G#: u4x66bhr0
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Holmestrand6,135 (2018)3.2km
Nykirke662 (2014)5.4km
Gullhaug1,912 (2018)6.1km
Skoppum1,633 (2013)9.5km
Horten17,660 (2017)10.2km


Quarry in operation. Minerals occur in amygdales and small gas cavities in rhombic porphyry (RP2-lava).

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Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Description: Small (to 1 mm) but nice crystals in cavities.
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
'Apatite'
Reference: Added by Stuart Mills 14.11.2002
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Added by Stuart Mills 14.11.2002
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Larsen, K.E. (2001): Tur til Solumsåsen pukkverk. NAGS-Steintreffets turguider Nr 2, 5p.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Larsen, K.E. (2001): Tur til Solumsåsen pukkverk. NAGS-Steintreffets turguider Nr 2, 5p.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
'Hydromuscovite'
Reference: Raade, G. (1982): Lanthanitt fra Solumsåsen, Holmestrand. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 97.
Lanthanite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Habit: platy
Colour: colorless
Reference: Raade, G. (1982): Lanthanitt fra Solumsåsen, Holmestrand. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 97.; Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Added by Stuart Mills 14.11.2002
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Added by Stuart Mills 14.11.2002
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2006): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2005-2006. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 33: 56-62
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Description: Forms polycrystals with Synchysite-(Ce), where Parisite-(Ce) are usualy dominant. Pure Parisite-(Ce) occure, but rare.
Reference: Raade (1969b, p. 237); Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Often altered to goethite etc
Reference: Larsen, K.E. (2001): Tur til Solumsåsen pukkverk. NAGS-Steintreffets turguider Nr 2, 5p.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Larsen, K.E. (2001): Tur til Solumsåsen pukkverk. NAGS-Steintreffets turguider Nr 2, 5p.
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Description: Form polycrystals with Parisite-(Ce), where Parisite-(Ce) usualy are dominant. Pure Synchysite-(Ce) occure, but is rare.
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1994): Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. STEIN 21 (2), 136-141

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Lanthanite-(Ce)5.CC.25(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Parisite-(Ce)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hydromuscovite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 1:1
Lanthanite-(Ce)15.4.2.3(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Parisite-(Ce)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hydromuscovite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Lanthanite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
C CalciteCaCO3
C Lanthanite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Lanthanite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CeCerium
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ce Lanthanite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O

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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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3143867
Carboniferous rhyolite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite}, Minor{basalt,sandstone,conglomerate}

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3190044
Paleozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-felsic-intermediate dominated volcanic rocks; trachyte

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]

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

References

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Raade, G. (1982) Lanthanitt fra Solumsåsen, Holmestrand. Geologisk Museum Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p. 97.
Larsen, A.O. (1994) Drusemineraler fra Solumsåsen pukkverk, Holmestrand. Stein, 21(2), 136-141.
Larsen, K.E. (2001) Tur til Solumsåsen pukkverk. NAGS-Steintreffets turguider, Nr 2, 5 pp.
Larsen, K.E. and Larsen, S. (2004) Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 1: I rombeporfyrene. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 28, 51-58.
Nordrum, F.S. (2006) Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2005-2006. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 33, 56-62.
Haug, K. and Larsen, K.E. (2006) Mitt funn. Kalsitt Solumsåsen sommeren 2005. Stein, 33(2), 34.

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