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Nordre Boksjø Quarry (Boksjøen Quarry), Aspedammen, Idd, Halden, Østfold, Norway

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The dumps at the Boksjøen quarry - march 2008

Nordre Boksjø Quarry, Aspedammen, Idd, Halden, Østfold, Norway
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 4' 31'' North , 11° 28' 35'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Name(s) in local language(s):Nordre Boksjøen feltspatbrudd (Boksjøen feltspatbrudd; Takelund), Aspedammen, Idd, Halden kommune, Østfold fylke, Norge
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia

A small quarry. A 5-10 m wide granite pegmatite dyke has been worked for feldspar, mica and beryl.

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8 valid minerals.

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Neumann, H. & Sverdrup, T.L.(1959): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No. 3. Bavenite from Boksjøen mineral mine, near Aspedammen in the country of Østfold. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 39,339-342

Hansen, L, S. (1985): Boksjøen Feltspatbrudd. Monolitten 2 (2), 13.

Kristiansen, R. (2008): Nye mineralfunn i Norge. STEIN 35 (1): 17-21 [on the find of pumpellyite-(Al)]

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