|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° North , 10° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~10km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Sandungen, Asker kommune, Akershus fylke, Norge|
Micro crystals in small gas amygdales in a permian rhombic porphyrhy lava (Flow RP2b) near the lake Sandungen.
Note to mineralist:
Intimate syntactic intergrowths of polycrystals of parisite and synchysite has been reported from this locality, and the species are probably parisite-(Ce) and synchysite-(Ce) (not confirmed).
3 valid minerals.
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Raade, G. (1969): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway, No 40. Cavity minerals from the permian biotite granite at Nedre Eiker Church. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift 49, 227-239 (with a brief notice on the find of polycrystals of synchysite and parisite at Sandungen p. 237)
Werner, R. (1993): Om synchysitt i Norge. STEIN 20 (4),221-226