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Brokeland feldspar quarry, Brokelandsheia, Gjerstad, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Brokeland, Brokelandsheia, Gjerstad kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 49' 25'' North , 9° 4' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.82374,9.07053
GeoHash:G#: u4qqwkscn
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Pegmatite quarry near Brokelandsheia, now filled up with rocks and dirt, but with dumps still accessible.

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Region - 2,031 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
'Apatite'
Reference: Collection of Peter Andresen.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
'Biotite'
Reference: Collection of Peter Andresen.; Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
'commodity:Feldspar'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description: Reported as "black tourmaline" by Bjørlykke 1937
Reference: Collection of Peter Andresen.; Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3158480
Proterozoic II granite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granite,meta-monzonite}

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

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Bjørlykke, H. (1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 17, 1-16

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