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Frodeåsen Tunnel, Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Frodeåsen TunnelTunnel
TønsbergMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 16' 54'' North , 10° 24' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tønsberg38,914 (2017)1.6km
Barkåker1,238 (2013)4.2km
Sem1,827 (2013)4.3km
Melsomvik1,498 (2017)7.5km
Åsgårdstrand2,934 (2012)8.2km
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Norwegian:
Frodeåsentunnelen, Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norge


Minerals found in irregular amygdales in permian rhombic porphyry lavas exposed during construction of a new tunnel between october 2004 and march 2006. The locality is no longer accessible.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Montmorillonite ?
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Montmorillonite ?9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite ?71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2

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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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3143867
Carboniferous rhyolite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite}, Minor{basalt,sandstone,conglomerate}

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3190044
Paleozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-felsic-intermediate dominated volcanic rocks; trachyte

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Nordrum, F.S. (2006): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2005-2006. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 33: 56-62
Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2007): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 3: Mineralfunn i forbindelse med veiutbygging i søndre del av Vestfold lavaplatå. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35, 13-17
Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26

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