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Christian 7th Southern Adit (Saggrenda), Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg silver mining district, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norwayi
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Christian 7th Southern Adit (Saggrenda)Adit
Overberget Mining FieldMining Field
Kongsberg silver mining districtMining District
KongsbergMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 37' 49'' North , 9° 36' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)5.1km
Hillestad302 (2010)6.4km
Svene296 (2013)18.1km
Hjuksevelta350 (2014)20.8km
Notodden8,306 (2018)20.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Christian den 7 søndre stoll (Christianstoll), Overbergets gruvefelt


Adit running from Saggrenda to Kronprinsens Mine (more than 4 km). Small train takes tourists from Saggrenda to Kongens Mine in the summer, a trip about 2,3 km into the mountain.
The entrance of Christian 7th. Stoll (Adit), with a still operating mine-train taking tourists in to Kongens Mine, 2,3 km into the adit. Large dumps on the outside.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 11:3; 15:75.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Sæbø, P. Chr. & Neumann, H. (1961): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 10. On synchisite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 247-254
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Description: Sample with anatase crystals in gneiss, collected in 1856.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162. pp. 81-82
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Sæbø, P. Chr. & Neumann, H. (1961): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 10. On synchisite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 247-254
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 11:3.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 11:3.
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Description: Mirabilite was found growing on the walls ca. 3600m inside the adit from Saggrenda. This part of the mine have a constant temperature of 6 degrees Celsius and are always moist.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68. p. 111; Larsen, A.O. (1982): Mirabilitt fra Kongsberg. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 100.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162. pp. 70-71
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Sæbø, P. Chr. & Neumann, H. (1961): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 10. On synchisite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 247-254
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: ; Rocks & Min.: 11:3; 15:75.
'Synchysite Group'
Reference: Sæbø, P. Chr. & Neumann, H. (1961): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 10. On synchisite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 247-254

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Synchysite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4·xH2O
Mirabilite29.2.2.1Na2SO4 · 10H2O
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.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Synchysite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S

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: 3130792
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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Sæbø, P. Chr. & Neumann, H. (1961): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway. No. 10. On synchisite in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 41: 247-254 [on a find of synchisite]
Larsen, A.O. (1982): Mirabilitt fra Kongsberg. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 100.


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