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Skjerpemyr Mine, Grua Mining District, Grua, Lunner, Oppland, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 15' 35'' North , 10° 37' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.259915829, 10.6298729312
Name(s) in local language(s):Skjerpemyr gruve (Skjærpemyr Gruve)
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia

The Skjerpemyr mine are the most interesting and richest mine in the Grua District.
The area is protected by law (of 1984.11.16 nr 1909) as a Natural History site (Naturminne in Norwegian) and it is not allowed to collect pieces of the rocks at the site. Hammering and digging is strictly forbidden.

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Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania (in german)

Raade, G. (1982): Kentrolitt fra Skjerpemyr, Grua. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 92-93

Raade, G. (1995): Secondary Zn and Cu minerals from contact deposits of the Oslo region, Norway. Bergverksmuseet Skrift nr 9, 18-26

Folvik, H. (2005): Mineralene på Skjerpemyr. STEIN 32 (1), 4-9 (in norwegian)

Folvik, H. O. (2008): Nytt om mineraler. Tre nye mineraler fra Skjerpemyr, Grua. STEIN 35 (1): 16 [find and analysis of hetaerolite, hydrohetaerolite & hydrotungstite, pdf-link below]

Folvik, H. O. (2010): En brakiopode fra Skjerpemyr. STEIN 37 (3): 30-31 [on coronadite replacement after a fossil brachiopoda]

Folvik, H. O. (2013): Alamositt fra Skjerpemyr, Grua, Oppland. Stein. 40 (1), 13

Folvik, H. O. (2015): Melanotekitt fra Skjerpemyr, Grua. Stein. 42 (2), 11

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