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Bråtan, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Bråtan, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 31' 21'' North , 10° 16' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.52251,10.28104
GeoHash:G#: u4x69gwrt
Locality type:Outcrop
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Basalt cliffs, close to the small Bråtan Farm. Coordinates given are for the Farm.

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,031 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Description: Small orange crystals of anatase occurs in basalt near Bråtan.
Reference: Collection of Peter Andresen.
'Basalt'
Reference: Henrik Heyer pers. communication to Knut Edvard Larsen 2001

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Basalt'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Basalt'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3148141
Palaeozoic undifferentiated

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

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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