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Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Area:
2,225 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Sandefjord42,654 (2017)
Tønsberg38,914 (2017)
Larvik23,113 (2018)
Horten17,660 (2017)
Holmestrand6,135 (2018)
Stavern5,593 (2018)
Other Languages:
French:
Vestfold, Norvège
German:
Vestfold, Norwegen
Italian:
Vestfold, Norvegia
Norwegian:
Vestfold, Norge
Russian:
Вестфолл, Норвегия
Simplified Chinese:
西福尔郡, 挪威
Spanish:
Vestfold, Noruega
Afrikaans:
Vestfold, Noorweë
Albanian:
Vestfold, Norvegjia
Arabic:
فستفولد, النرويج
Armenian:
Վեստֆոլ, Նորվեգիա
Asturian:
Vestfold, Noruega
Basque:
Vestfold, Norvegia
Belarusian:
Вестфал, Нарвегія
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Вэстфол, Нарвэгія
Bengali:
ভেস্টফোল্ড, নরওয়ে
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
বেস্টফোল্ড, নরৱে
Bosnian:
Vestfold, Norveška
Breton:
Vestfold, Norvegia
Bulgarian:
Вестфол, Норвегия
Catalan:
Vestfold, Noruega
Cebuano:
Vestfold fylke, Norway
Cornish:
Vestfold, Norgagh
Croatian:
Vestfold, Norveška
Czech:
Vestfold, Norsko
Danish:
Vestfold, Norge
Dutch:
Vestfold, Noorwegen
Esperanto:
Vestfold, Norvegio
Estonian:
Vestfold, Norra
Faroese:
Vestfold fylke, Noreg
Farsi/Persian:
وستفولد, نروژ
Finnish:
Vestfoldin lääni, Norja
Georgian:
ვესტფოლდი, ნორვეგია
Greek:
Βέστφολντ, Νορβηγία
Gujarati:
વેસ્ટફોલ્ડ, નોર્વે
Hebrew:
וסטפולד, נורבגיה
Hindi:
वेस्टफ़ोल्ड, नॉर्वे
Hungarian:
Vestfold megye, Norvégia
Icelandic:
Vestfold, Noregur
Indonesian:
Vestfold, Norwegia
Japanese:
ヴェストフォル県, ノルウェー
Kannada:
ವೆಸ್ಟ್ಫೋಲ್ಡ್, ಕಾಮೌ
Korean:
베스트폴주, 노르웨이
Latin:
Vestfold, Norvegia
Latvian:
Vestfolda, Norvēģija
Limburgian:
Vestfold, Noorwege
Lithuanian:
Vestfoldas, Norvegija
Low Saxon/Low German:
Amt Vestfold, Norwegen
Macedonian:
Вестфол, Норвешка
Malay:
Vestfold, Norway
Marathi:
वेस्टफॉल्ड, नॉर्वे
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Vestfold, Lo̍k-ui
Northern Sami:
Vestfolda fylka, Norga
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Vestfold fylke, Noreg
Occitan:
Vestfold, Norvègia
Ossetian:
Вестфолл, Норвеги
Polish:
Vestfold, Norwegia
Portuguese:
Vestfold, Noruega
Romanian:
Vestfold, Norvegia
Samogitian:
Vestfuolds, Nuorvegėjė
Scots:
Vestfold, Norawa
Serbian:
Вестфолд, Норвешка
Serbo-Croatian:
Vestfold, Norveška
Sinhalese:
වෙස්ට්ෆෝල්ඩ්, නෝර්වේ
Slovak:
Vestfold, Nórsko
Slovenian:
Vestfold, Norveška
South Azerbaijani:
وستفولد, نوروژ
Swedish:
Vestfold, Norge
Tamil:
வெஸ்டபோல்டு, நோர்வே
Telugu:
వెస్ట్‌ఫోల్డ్, నార్వే
Thai:
เทศมณฑลเวสต์ฟอลด์, นอร์เวย์
Turkish:
Vestfold, Norveç
Ukrainian:
Вестфол, Норвегія
Urdu:
ویستفول, ناروے
Vietnamese:
Vestfold, Na Uy
Waray:
Vestfold, Noruega
Western Punjabi:
ویسٹفولڈ, ناروے


A county (fylke in Norwegian) in the southeastern part of Norway.

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245 valid minerals. 27 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 3 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 10 erroneous literature entries.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine (TL)
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 95 localities in this region.
Reference: Berzelius, [J]. (1835): [without titel dated 13 jan. 1835]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Gegnosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde, 1835, 184-185 ; Murad E (2006) Mineralogy of aegirine from Låven Island, Langesundfjorden, southern Norway, Norwegian Journal of Geology, 86, 435-438
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 131 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase ?
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Description: antiperthitic
Reference: Berge, S. A. & Hansen, R. (1975): Mineraler fra Sandefjord. NAGS-nytt : 3 (1): 10-12
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Alflarsenite (TL)
Formula: NaCa2Be3Si4O13(OH) · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Habit: Bladed crystals
Colour: Colorless; aggregates pale beige
Description: According to the type description the mineral has so far been found on one specimen only - collected in 1969.
Reference: Raade, G., Grice, J.D., Cooper, M.A. (2009): Alflarsenite, a new beryllium-silicate zeolite from a syenitic pegmatite in the Larvik plutonic complex, Oslo Region, Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 893-900
'Alkali Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 86 localities in this region.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 76 localities in this region.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Ancylite'
Ancylite-(Ce)
Formula: CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Ancylite Group'
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (1988): Helvite group minerals form syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Region, Norway. Contribution to the mineralogy of Norway no 68. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 68: 119-124
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-526
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68 p. 107.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
'Apophyllite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Description: As a secondary coating on arsenopyrite
Reference: Selbekk, R. S., Husdal, T. A. & Berg, H.-J. (2010) Nye mineraler for Norge i 2010. Stein 37 (4): 24-26
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Aspedamite ?
Formula: 12(Fe+23Fe2+)Nb4(ThNb9Fe+23 Ti4+O42)(H2O)9(OH)3
Description: Very rare. Red, dodecahedral crystals with a deceptively garnet-like appearance. The crystals are distributed unevenly sprinkled on the associated minerals, as individual crystals or more rarely as aggregates of intergrown crystals forming a crust. The colour may vary from brownish red to deep red and blackish red. Some crystals exhibit a zoned band of darker colour in the centre. The only crystal form observed is the dodecahedron {110}. (Larsen & Kolitsch 2012)
Reference: K. E. Larsen and U. Kolitsch (2012): An unique mineral suite in a syenite pegmatite at Virikkollen, Sandefjord, Larvik Plutonic Complex, Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 49, 35-44.
Astrophyllite (TL)
Formula: K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Reference: Scheerer, T. (1854): Verhandlungen des bergmännischen Vereins zu Freiberg, Berg- und hüttenmännische Zeitung. 13, 239-240 ; Scheerer, T. (1864): Über den Astrophyllit und sein Verhältnis zu Augit und Glimmer im Zirkonsyenit. Annalen der Physik und Chemie. 198 (2/122), 107-138
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Larsen, K.E. (2016): Kobberforekomsten i Kirkebukta, Løvøya, Horten, Vestfold. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2016: 81-91
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Andersen, F. & Berge, S. A. (1994): Himberg pukkverk, Ramnes, Vestfold. STEIN 21 (2), 96-102
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
'Banalsite-Stronalsite Series'
Reference: Dahlgren, S. & Larsen, A.O. (2012): Minerals of the banalsite-stronalsite series in amygdules from the Brunlanes ultramafic series. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter, 49, 93-100
'Barkevikite'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Barylite
Formula: Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Localities: Reported from at least 62 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(La)
Formula: La(CO3)F
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Behoite
Formula: Be(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Berborite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH,F) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 94 localities in this region.
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Andersen, F.,Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1996): Die Mineralien des Langesundsfjords und des umgebenden Larvikit-Gebietes, Oslo-Region, Norwegen. MineralienWelt 7(4):21-100
Britholite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Britholite Group'
Formula: (REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Reference: Andresen, P. (2013): Gedigent bly og andre spennende mineraler fra en unik pegmatitt i Tvedalen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 83-87
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Burpalite
Formula: Na2CaZr(Si2O7)F2
Reference: Friis, H., Balić Žunić, T., Williams, T. & Petersen, O. V. (2010): Minerals of the låvenite group from South Greenland and Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseet Skrift 43, 35-39. (monoclinic polytype)
Calcioancylite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca,Sr)CO3(OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Calciohilairite
Formula: CaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Reference: Larsen, K. E. (2015). Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88.
'Calciopyrochlore'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 123 localities in this region.
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Cappelenite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Ba(Y,Ce)6Si3B6O24F2
Reference: Brögger, W. C. (1884): Forelöbig meddelelse om to nye norske mineraler, Låvenit og Cappelenit. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 7, 598-600; Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 462-467
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Catapleiite (TL)
Formula: Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Habit: platy
Colour: pale brownish red
Description: embedded in feldspar
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineral.(1849) 521-525; Weibye, P. C. (1850): Neue Mineralien aus Norwegen, beschrieben von P.H. [sic!] Weibye; analysirt von N.J. Berlin, K.A. Sjögren und J.B. von Borck (Erster Theil). [1.Tritomit, 2. Katapleiit, 3.Atheriasit, 4. Eudnophit.], Annalen der Physik und Chemie (herausgegeben zu Berlin von J.C. Poggendorff), 79: 299-304; Larsen, A.O. (2001): Chemical composition of catapleiites from the syenite pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Norway. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 18, 5-9; Andersen, T., Erambert, M., Larsen, A. O. and Selbekk, R. S. (2010): Petrology of nepheline syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Rift, Norway: Zirconium silicate mineral assemblages as indicators of alkalinity and volatile fugacity in mildly agpaitic magma. J. Petrology 51, 2303-2325.
Celadonite ?
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Description: Described by Brögger (1931) as grünerde
Reference: Brøgger, W. C. (1931): Die Eruptivgesteine des Oslogebietes. V. Der Grosse Hurumvulkan. Skrifter utgitt av Det Norske Videnskaps- Akademi i Oslo, I. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1930, nr 6.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (2002): Zeolitter fra syenittpegmatittene i Oslofeltet. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 20, 60-65
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Husdal,T., Bo, F.D., Friis, H. Berge, S.A.,Ljøstad, O.T. and Andresen, P. (2019) New mineral discoveries from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019, 47-51
Chalcocite ?
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Ihlen, P.M. & Vokes, F. M. (1978): Metallogeny. Norges Geologiske undersøkelse 337, 75-90
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chernovite-(Y)
Formula: Y(AsO4)
Reference: Husdal, T., Bo, F.D., Friis, H. Berge, S.A.,Ljøstad, O.T. and Andresen, P. (2019) New mineral discoveries from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019, 47-51
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Chevkinite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 709 - 006. Sæteråsen.
Chiavennite
Formula: CaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 67 localities in this region.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Sæbø, P.C. (1965): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. 1: The first occurrence of the rare mineral barylite, Be2BaSi2O7, in Norway. 2: Note on a new occurrence of chrysoberyl in Norway. 3: The first occurence of ramsayite, Na2Ti2Si2O9, in Norway. 38pp. Unpublished thesis, University of Oslo.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Ihlen, P. M. (1983) Geologiske og petrokjemiske resultater fra diamantboring på Sæteråsen niob-forekomst. NGU-rapport 1800/76B.
'Coal blend'
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Engvoldsen,T.,Andersen, F.,Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1991): Pegmatittmineraler fra Larvik ringkompleks. STEIN 18(1),15-71
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Husdal,T., Bo, F.D., Friis, H. Berge, S.A.,Ljøstad, O.T. and Andresen, P. (2019) New mineral discoveries from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019, 47-51
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Eirikite (TL)
Formula: KNa6Be2(Si15Al3)O39F2
Type Locality:
Habit: Bundles of radiating fibres reach 3 cm in length;
Description:
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p: Larsen, A.O., Kolitsch, U., Gault, R.A. & Giester, G. (2010): Eirikite a new mineral species of the leifite group from the Langesundsfjord district, Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy. 22, 875–880
Elpidite
Formula: Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Epididymite
Formula: Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
'Epidote Supergroup'
Formula: A2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Erdmannite (of Berlin)'
Reference: Weibye, P.C. (1848): Beiträge zur topographischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde (C.J.B.Karsten und von Dechen) 22: 465-544 (p.531)
'Erdmannite (of Engström and Des Cloizeaux & Damour)'
Reference: Des Cloizeaux, [A.] & Damour,[A.] (1877): Note sur la forme cristalline, les propriétés optiques et la composition chimique de la homilite. Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 12: 405-412; Ito, J. & Hafner, S.S. (1974): Synthesis and study of gadolinites. American Mineralogist. 59: 700-708
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Eudialyte Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Eudialyte Group var: Eucolite'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Eudidymite (TL)
Formula: Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1887). Om ”Eudidymit”, et nyt norsk mineral. Forelöbig meddelelse. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 31, 196-199; Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 586-597; Brøgger, W.C.(1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie, 16, 663 pp,
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse (NGU) Ore Dateabase: Sæteråsen Deposit no. 6 in Larvik (0709) municipality.
'Falkenstenite'
Reference: Barth, T.F.W. (1945): (1945): Studies on the igneous rock complex of the Oslo region V. Falkenstenite, a New Zeolite in Variolite from Horten, and the surface conditions during the Effusion of the Oldest Permian Lavas. Skrifter utgitt av Det Norske Videnskaps-.Akademi i Oslo, I. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1945 nr 8, 13-22.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Cryptoperthite'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Fergusonite'
Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse (NGU) Ore Dateabase: Sæteråsen Deposit no. 6 in Larvik (0709) municipality.
Ferri-fluoro-leakeite
Formula: {Na}{Na2}{Mg2Fe3+2Li}(Si8O22)F2
Reference: Kristiansen, R. (2013): Surkhobitt fra Bratthagen i Lågendalen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 89-92;Oberti, R., Boiocchi, M., Hawthorne, F.C., Kristiansen, R. (2014): Ferri-fluoro-leakeite: a second occurrence at Bratthagen (Norway), with new data on Zn partitioning and the oxo component in Na amphiboles. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 861-869.
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Ferrochiavennite (TL)
Formula: Ca1-2Fe[(Si,Al,Be)5Be2O13(OH)2] · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Grice, J. D., Kristiansen, R., Friis, H., Rowe, R., Poirier, G.G., Selbekk, R.S., Cooper, M.A. & Larsen, A.O. (2013): Ferrochiavennite, a new beryllium silicate zeolite from syenite pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, Oslo region, Southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 51, 285-296
Ferro-edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Ferro-ferri-nybøite
Formula: NaNa2[(Fe2+3,Mg)Fe3+2](AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2014): Mafic minerals of the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Oslo rift, southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist 51: 735-770
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.handbookofmineralogy.com/pdfs/ferrohornblende.pdf
Ferro-katophorite (TL)
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1894): Die Eruptivgesteine des Kristianiagebietes, I. Die Gesteine der Grorudit-Tinguait-Serie. Videnskabsselkabets Skrifter. I. Mathematisknaturv. Klasse, 1894, 4, 1-206. (pp. 27-39)
Ferrokentbrooksite
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe,Mn)3Zr3NbSi25O73(O,OH,H2O)3Cl2
Ferro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2012): The mineralogy and crystal chemistry of alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, Oslo rift valley, Norway. Part 1. Magmatic and secondary zircon: implications for petrogenesis from trace-element geochemistry. Mineralogical Magazine. 76, 649-672
Ferro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2014): Mafic minerals of the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Oslo rift, southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 51, 735-770
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 69 localities in this region.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Fluorcalciopyrochlore
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Nb, Ti)2O6F
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2013): Pyrochlore supergroup minerals from the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 50, 63-82.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 100 localities in this region.
Fluoro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Description: Specimen analyzed in the study by Oberti et al 2015 was labelled as "katophorite". Further investigations is needed to see if katophorrite does occur at the locality or not.
Reference: Oberti, R., Boiocchi,M.,Hawthorne, F. C., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M. C. and Berge, S. A. (2015): Ti-Rich fluoro-richterite from Kariåsen (Norway): the oxo-component and the use of Ti4+ as a proxy. Canadian Mineralogist. 53:285-294
Gadolinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Gaidonnayite
Formula: Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Glass'
Reference: Keiding, J. K. and Aasly K. A. (2017) Undersøkelse av pukkforekomsten Hanekleiva i Sande Kommune, Vestfold. NGU rapport nr. 2017.012.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Locality: Sandø, Færder, Vestfold, Norway - erroneously reported
Description: Find in a syenite pegmatite in larikite is reported in Ghisler (1992), but the find is highly questionable
Reference: Ghisler, M. (1992): Sandøs geologi. In Flinder, I.M. R. (ed): Sandø. Vår øy i havgapet. Eget forlag 1992. pp. 93-105
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Gonyerite
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)5Fe3+(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Nordrum, F. S. (2004): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2003-2004. STEIN 31 (2), 36-44; Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Götzenite
Formula: NaCa6Ti(Si2O7)2OF3
Description: Later showed to be hainite-(Y). NB spelled erronously as gozenitt in Eldjarn (1983)
Reference: Eldjarn, K. (1983): Mineraler fra Syenitt-Pegmatitter i Langesundsfjordområdet. NAGS-nytt 10 (2): 4-41
Graphite
Formula: C
Grenmarite (TL)
Formula: Na4MnZr3(Si2O7)2O2F2
Type Locality:
Habit: semi-parallell aggregates of elongated,flattened crystals up to 1 cm.
Colour: yellowish brown
Reference: Bellezza, M., Franzini, F., Larsen, A. O., Merlino, S., Perchiazzi, N. (2004): Grenmarite, a new member of the götzenite-seidozerite-rosenbuschite group from Langesundsfjord district: definition and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 971-978.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Gugiaite ?
Formula: Ca2Be(Si2O7)
Description: Collected in the early 1980s and identified as leucophanite, but recent studies at the Oslo University Mineralogical Museum have identified the mineral as gugiaite. But hydroxyl was not determined and as with other previously analyzed gugiaites, it could be the newly described mineral hydroxylgugiaite, Knut Eldjarn comment in caption on photo-58820, mars 2017. See also messageboard at https://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-406626.html
Reference: Identified on a personally collected specimen (Knut Eldjarn) in my collection by Henrik Friis at the Oslo University Mineralogical Museum des. 2013, see Knut Eldjarn photo, Photo id 58820
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
'Hackmanite'
Formula: Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Hainite-(Y)
Formula: Na2Ca4(Y,REE)Ti(Si2O7)2OF3
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Andersen, F., Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1996): Die Mineralien des Langesundsfjords und des umgebenden Larvikit-Gebietes, Oslo-Region, Norwegen. Mineralien-Welt 7(4), 21-100
Hambergite (TL)
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Description: In this pegmatite Brøgger only found one crystal, 3,5cm long and 1,5cm broad.
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p. 67; Bäckström (1890) Bihang KVAH Bd. 15:2, pp.23-24; Neumann (1985) p. 104.
Hansesmarkite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Mn2Nb6O19·20H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Friis, H., Weller, M.T., Kampf, A.R. (2016): Hansesmarkite, Ca2Mn2Nb6O19·20H2O, a new hexaniobate from a syenite pegmatite in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 543-554.
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2014): Mafic minerals of the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Oslo rift, southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 51, 735-770
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
'Helvine Group'
Formula: Be3M4(SiO4)3S
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (1997): Norvege. Autour de la PlaNet. Le Règne Minéral. 18, 53.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p.
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Heulandite-K
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Heulandite-Na
Formula: (Na,Ca,K)6(Si,Al)36O72 · 22H2O
Description: Found in one analysis which showed that Na is dominant among the extra-framework cations. (Nordrum et al. 2005)
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
'Heulandite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Heyerdahlite (TL)
Formula: Na3Mn7Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4F(H2O)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Sokolova, E., Day, M.C., Hawthorne, F.C. and Kristiansen, R. (2017) Heyerdahlite, IMA 2016-108. CNMNC Newsletter No. 36, April 2017, page 407; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 403 – 409
Hilairite
Formula: Na2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hingganite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Hingganite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hiortdahlite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
'Hiortdahlite I' (FRL)
Formula: Na4Ca8Zr2(Nb,Mn,Ti,Fe,Mg,Al)2(Si2O7)4O3F5
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Habit: euhedral, plate-shaped crystals
Colour: Pale yellow
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineral. 16. 663 pp (p 367-377; Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp; Andersen, T., Erambert, M., Larsen, A. O. and Selbekk, R. S. (2010): Petrology of nepheline syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Rift, Norway: Zirconium silicate mineral assemblages as indicators of alkalinity and volatile fugacity in mildly agpaitic magma. J. Petrology 51, 2303-2325.
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Hochelagaite
Formula: (Ca,Na,Sr)(Nb,Ti,Si,Al)4O11 · 8H2O
Homilite (TL)
Formula: Ca2(Fe2+,Mg)B2Si2O10
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: Paijkull, S. R (1876): Homilit, ett mineral från Brevig i Norge, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 3, 229-232; Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
'Hornblende'
'Hydroastrophyllite'
Formula: (H3O,K,Ca)3(Fe,Mn)5-65Ti2Si8(O,OH)31
Locality: Buer, Vesterøya, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway - erroneously reported
Description: Described as "a murmanite-like mineral" (murmanittliknende mineral) in Engvoldsen et al (1991)
Reference: Berge, S. A. & Andersen, F. (2002): Mineralforekomster i Sandefjordområdet. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 20, 50-59
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
'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.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Andersen, F.,Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1996): Die Mineralien des Langesundsfjords und des umgebenden Larvikit-Gebietes, Oslo-Region, Norwegen. MineralienWelt 7(4):21-100
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Ilmenite-Pyrophanite Series'
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection MM # 4998
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Kamphaugite-(Y)
Formula: Ca(Y,REE)(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Peter Andresen Collection.
Karibibite
Formula: Fe3+3(As3+O2)4(As3+2O5)(OH)
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (2013): Contributions to the mineralogy of the syenite pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex. Norsk Bergverksmuseet Skrift 50, 101-109.
Katophorite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Keldyshite
Formula: (Na,H)2ZrSi2O7
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Description: Weibye (1848) describes "adular" from pockets in a syenite pegmatite. However, from his description it is clear that he described albite, which is common in this area.
Reference: Weibye, P.C. (1848): Beiträge zur topographischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde 22:465-544
Kochite ?
Formula: Na3Ca2MnZrTi(Si2O7)2OF3
Reference: Andersen, T., Erambert, M., Larsen, A.O. & Selbekk, R.S. (2012): Petrology of nepheline syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Rift, Norway: Zr and Ti mineral assemblages in miaskitic and agpaitic pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex. Mineralogia Polonica. 43 (2), 3- 34
Kupletskite
Formula: (K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
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
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Låvenite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Colour: chestnutbrown to yellowish
Reference: Brøgger, W.C.(1885): Forelöpig meddelelse om to nye norske mineraler, Låvenit og Cappelenit. Geologiske Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 7, 598-600; Tscherm. Min. Petr. Mitt. (1981), 28, 99-112; Andersen, T., Erambert, M., Larsen, A. O. and Selbekk, R. S. (2010): Petrology of nepheline syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Rift, Norway: Zirconium silicate mineral assemblages as indicators of alkalinity and volatile fugacity in mildly agpaitic magma. J. Petrology 51, 2303-2325.
Lead
Formula: Pb
Reference: Selbekk, R. S., Husdal, T. A. & Berg, H-J. (2010): Nye mineraler for Norge i 2010. Stein. 37 (4): 24-26; Andresen, P. (2013): Gedigent bly og andre spennende mineraler fra en unik pegmatitt i Tvedalen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 83-87
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Habit: ~1mm grain
Description: One grain of leadhillite was found inside a cavity in a corroded galena crystal.
Reference: Åmli, R. & Griffin, W. L. (1972): Three minerals new to Norway. Wickmannite, leadhillite, and hydrocerussite. Nor. Geol. Tidsskr., 52, 193-196; Neumann (1985, p. 101).
Leifite
Formula: (Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2
Description: Originally reported as leifite (Larsen & Åsheim 1995). Later showed to be the K-analoge; IMA 2007-17= Eirikite
Reference: Engvoldsen, T., Andersen, F., Berge, S. A. & Burvald, I. (1991): Pegmatittmineraler fra Larvik ringkompleks. STEIN 18 (1), 15-71; Larsen, A. O. & Åsheim, A. (1995) Leifite from a nepheline syenite pegmatite on Vesle Arøya in the Langesundsfjord district, Oslo Region , Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 75: 243-246
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Added by Stuart Mills 14.11.2002
'Lepidomelane'
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Locality: Stavern (Fredriksvärn), Larvik, Vestfold, Norway - erroneously reported
Description: Reported by Schumacher (1801), refers to analcime.
Reference: Schumacher, C.F (1801): Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, p.113
Leucophanite (TL)
Formula: NaCaBeSi2O6F
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Reference: Erdmann A (1842) Undersökning af leucophan, ett nytt mineral frän trakten af Brewig i Norrige, Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1840, 191-200; Brøgger,W.C.(1880):Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitegänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16, XVI,663pp
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Litharge
Formula: PbO
Habit: Massive
Description: Litharge was found in a pegmatite at level 1, in July 2009. It occur in and around grains of galena. Analysed by Alf Olav Larsen.
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p; Andresen, P. (2013): Gedigent bly og andre spennende mineraler fra en unik pegmatitt i Tvedalen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 83-87
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Loparite-(Ce)
Formula: (Na,REE)Ti2O6
Lorenzenite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Luinaite-(OH)
Formula: Na(Fe2+)3Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Maghemite
Formula: (Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Description: Maghemite has been found as a supergene alteration of magnetite that occurs as 0,01-0,08mm small crystals in the basaltic rock (Everdingen 1960). It was found in an unspecified locality near Holmestrand, in a pyroxene-basalt (B1-sequence) in the lower part of the Vestfold lavaplateau.
Reference: R.O.V.Everdingen (1960): Paleomagnetic analysis of permian extrusives in the Oslo region, Norway. Studies on the igneous rock complex of the Oslo region XVII. Skrifter utgitt av Det norske Videnskaps-Akademi i Oslo, I. Mat. Naturv. Klasse 1960 no.1
Magnesio-hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 95 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Andersen, T. & Seiersten, M. (1994): Deep cumulates in shallow intrusion: origin and crystallization of a pyroxenite (jacupirangaite s.l.) body in the Larvik Pluton, Oslo Region, South Norway. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie- Monatsheft Jg 1994 (6): 255-274
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Melanocerite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,0)
Habit: Rhombohedral crystals
Colour: Brown to black
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1887):Forelöbig meddelelse om mineralerne på de sydnorske augit- og nefelinsyeniters grovkornige gange. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 9: 247-274; Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp + 28 plates (p. 468-477)
Melanocerite-(Ce) var: Caryocerite (FRL)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,0)
Type Locality:
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp (p 478-482)
Melanocerite-(Ce) var: Freyalite
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,0)
Meliphanite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Description: Scheerer (1852)describes the locality as "in der Gegend von Friedrichsvärn" without other info.
Reference: Scheerer, T. (1852): Melinophan, eine neue mineralspecies. Journal für Praktische Chemie. 55, 449-451
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Locality: Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway - erroneously reported
Description: A whitw, powderish mineral is reported as mesolite with a questionmark and without any further information by Eldjarn (1983). It is highly unlikely in this geological setting and is regarded as errounously. (May be pectolite?)
Reference: Eldjarn, K. (1983) Mineraler fra Syenitt-Pegmatitter i Langesundsfjordområdet. NAGS-Nytt, 10 (3): 4-41 [p.28]
'Metaloparite'
Formula: REETi2O6-x
Reference: Lumpkin, G.R., Colella, M., Smith, K.L., Mitchell, R.H. & Larsen, A. O. (1997) Chemical Composition, Geochemical Alteration, and Radiation Damage Effects in Natural Perovskite. MRS Proceedings, 506: 207-214; Chakhmouradian, R. H., Mitchell, A. V. Pankov, N. V. & Chukanov, N.V. (1999) Loparite and "metaloparite" from the Burpala alkaline complex, Baikal Alkaline Province (Russia). Mineralogical Magazine: 63 (4): 519-534
'Mica Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Micheelsenite
Formula: (Ca,Y)3Al(HPO4,CO3)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
Microcline (TL)
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 130 localities in this region.
Reference: Breithaupt, A. (1830): Ueber die Felsite und einige neue Specien ihres Geschlechts. Journal für Chemie und Physik, 60: 316-330; Larsen, K. E. (2015): Mikroklin- et mineral førstegangsbeskrevet fra Norge. Stein 42 (4), 9-11.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Description: Showed to be pyrochlore (Larsen 2010)
Reference: Engvoldsen,T.,Andersen, F.,Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1991): Pegmatittmineraler fra Larvik ringkompleks. STEIN 18(1),15-71
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 76 localities in this region.
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
'Moonstone'
Description: "moonstone" is in this locality the name for schillerising kryptoperthite (microcline/albite)
Reference: Berge, S. A. (1978): Månestein. NAGS-nytt 5 (1),9-10
Mosandrite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ca3REE)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Description: Crystals are often altered with only traces left of the original mosandrite. The contents of the pseudomorphs are fluorite, agerine, calcite and a brownish substance.
Reference: Brøgger,W.C.(1890):Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitegänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16, XVI,663 pp; Sokolova, E. & Cámara, F. (2008): From structure topology to chemical composition. VIII. Titanium silicates: the crystal chemistry of mosandrite from type locality of Låven (Skådön), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 887-897.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: MAC depository of Unpublished Data, document Larvik Plutonic complex, CM51_735 (Piilonen et al 2013)
'Muscovite-1M'
'Muscovite-2M1'
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 78 localities in this region.
Natrolite var: Spreustein
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Localities: Reported from at least 74 localities in this region.
Nepheline var: Elaeolite
Formula: (Na,K)AlSiO4
Nordenskiöldine (TL)
Formula: CaSn4+[BO3]2
Colour: citronyellow; sulfuryellow to wineyellow, partly whiteish yellow
Description: Looks like melinophane
Reference: Brøgger (1887): Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholms Förhandlinger 9, 247-274; Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p. 61-64
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp.
Parakeldyshite
Formula: Na2ZrSi2O7
Habit: irregular cleavage masses up to several cm in size.
Colour: white with slight bluish tinge; translucent
Fluorescence: strong cream in short-wave
Description: Shows polysyntetic twinning, like plagioclase. Easily weathered on exposed surfaces.
Reference: Raade, G.& Mladeck, Michel H.(1977): Parakeldyshite from Norway. Canadian Mineralogist 15,102-107
Paranatrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Andresen, P. (2011): Mineralene fra Midtfjellet larvikittbrudd, Malerød, Larvik. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 46: 41-47
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Larsen, K.E. (2016): Kobberforekomsten i Kirkebukta, Løvøya, Horten, Vestfold. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2016: 81-91
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2014): Mafic minerals of the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Oslo rift, southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist 51: 735-770
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Petarasite
Formula: Na5Zr2(Si6O18)(Cl,OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Larsen, A.O. (ed.) (2010): "The Langesundsfjord, History, Geology, Pegmatites, Minerals" , Bode Verlag GmBH.;Andresen, P. (2011): Mineralene fra Midtfjellet larvikittbrudd, Malerød, Larvik. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 46: 41-47
Peterandresenite (TL)
Formula: Mn4Nb6O19·14H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Friis, H., Larsen, A.O., Kampf, A.R., Evans, R.J., Selbekk, R.S. and Kihle, J. (2013): Peterandresenite, IMA 2012-084. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2696; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709; Friis, H., Larsen, A.O., Kampf, A.R., Evans, R.J., Selbekk, R.S., Aranda Sanchez, A., Kihle, J. (2014): Peterandresenite, Mn4Nb6O19·14H2O, a new mineral containing the Lindqvist ion from a syenite pegmatite of the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26, 567-576.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp.
Philipsbornite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (2013): Contributions to the mineralogy of the syenite pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex. Norsk Bergverksmuseet Skrift 50, 101-109.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Polylithionite
Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'Polymignite'
Formula: (Ca,Fe,Y,Th)(Nb,Ti,Ta,Zr)O4
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
'Pterolite'
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 76 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore'
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore Group' (FRL)
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Localities: Reported from at least 57 localities in this region.
Description: Wöhler (1826) describe pyrochlore as a new mineral from a locality near Friedrichsvärn (Stavern), found by Tank.
Reference: Wöhler, F. (1826): Ueber den Pyrochlor, eine neue Mineralspecies. Annalen der Physik und Chemie. 7, 417-428
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 128 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Description: Poor
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 30, 41-57
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ehgil Hollund photo & specimen, photo id 436660
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Rhabdophane Group'
Formula: (REE,Ca,Th)(PO4)·H2O
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2014): Mafic minerals of the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik plutonic complex, Oslo rift, southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 51, 735-770
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
'Rhodochrosite-Siderite Series'
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
'Riebeckite Root Name'
Formula: ◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'Riebeckite Root Name var: Crocidolite'
Formula: ◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Rinkite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
'Rinkite Group'
Formula: AP2MH2MO4(Si2O7)2(XOM)2(XOA)2
Rosenbuschite (TL)
Formula: Na6Ca6Zr3Ti(Si2O7)4O2F6
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1887): Foreløpig meddelelse om Mineralerne paa de sydnorske augit-og nefelinsyeniters grovkornige gange. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 9, 247-274; Andersen, T., Erambert, M., Larsen, A. O. and Selbekk, R. S. (2010): Petrology of nepheline syenite pegmatites in the Oslo Rift, Norway: Zirconium silicate mineral assemblages as indicators of alkalinity and volatile fugacity in mildly agpaitic magma. J. Petrology 51, 2303-2325.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Saponite ?
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-2446
'Scapolite'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection, # MM-1875
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Scolecite ?
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, S. Bergstrøm, T & Larsen, A.O. (1997): Mineralfunn langs ny E 18 i Drammen og Nordre Vestfold. STEIN 24 (3), 102-110
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Husdal, T., Bo, F.D., Friis, H. Berge, S.A.,Ljøstad, O.T. and Andresen, P. (2019) New mineral discoveries from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019, 47-51
Senaite
Formula: Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Larsen, A.O. (1989): Senaite from syenite pegmatite at Tvedalen in the southern part of the Oslo Region, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 69, 235-238
Serandite
Formula: NaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Engvoldsen, T., Andersen, F., Berge, S. A. & Burvald, I. (1991): Pegmatittmineraler fra Larvik ringkompleks. STEIN 18 (1), 15-71; Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 30, 41-57
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
'Sodium Amphibole Subgroup'
Formula: An(Na2)(Z5)(Si8-mAlmO22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen MM-collection (# 1084), collected aug. 1987
'Sodium-Calcium Amphibole Subgroup'
Formula: An(NaCa)(Z2+5-mZ3+m)(Si8-(n+m+1)Al(n+m-1)O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: Svein A. Berge collection 1992
Sphaerobertrandite (TL)
Formula: Be3(SiO4)(OH)2
Reference: Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N. V., Larsen, A.O., Merlino, S.,Pasero, M., Pushcharovsky, D.Y., Ivaldi, G., Zadov, A.E., Grishin, V. G., Åsheim, A., Taftø, J. & Chistyakova, N.I. (2003): Sphaerobertrandite, Be3SiO4(OH)2: new data, crystal structure and genesis. European Journal of Mineralogy. 15: 157-166
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Stillwellite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca)BSiO5
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Surkhobite
Formula: NaCaBa2Mn8Ti4(Si2O7)4O5F5
Description: As tiny (150 x 10 mikron) colorless, platy crystals on kupleskite
Reference: Kristiansen, R. (2013): Surkhobitt fra Bratthagen i Lågendalen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 89-92
Sveinbergeite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Fe2+6Fe3+)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)5(H2O)4
Type Locality:
Reference: CNMNC Newsletter, October 2010; Khomyakov, A.P., Cámara, F., Sokolova, E.,Abdu, Y. & Hawthorne, F.C. (2011): Sveinbergeite, Ca(Fe6 2+6 Fe3+)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)5(H2O)4, a new astrophyllite-group mineral from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, Oslo Region, Norway: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine. 75(5): 2687–2702
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tadzhikite-(Ce)
Formula: Ca4Ce3+2Ti◻(B4Si4O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Taramite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., McDonald, A.M., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2012): The mineralogy and crystal chemistry of alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, Oslo rift valley, Norway. Part 1. Magmatic and secondary zircon: implications for petrogenesis from trace-element geochemistry. Mineralogical Magazine. 76, 649-672
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Tetrawickmanite
Formula: Mn2+[Sn4+(OH)6]
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
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