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Ljosland 11 Feldspar Quarry, Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Ljosland 11 Feldspar QuarryQuarry
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IvelandMunicipality
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NorwayCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Ljosland 11 feltspatbrudd, Ljosland, Iveland kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 29' 49'' North , 7° 57' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.49695,7.95448
GeoHash:G#: u4msv1032
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A feldspar quarry worked in a granite pegmatite dike located about 100m S of the swamp on Ljoslandsheia.

Bjørlykke locality nr 73.

A couple of years ago (in 2014?) a couple of tons of albite were blasted out, and were sold abroad. No activity observed after 2014 (report in 2018).

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Eurasia Plate

Plate - 7,321 mineral species & varietal names listed

Scandinavia

Region - 2,040 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Biotite'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Euxenite Group'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14: 211-311
'commodity:Feldspar'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Monazite'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14: 211-311
Polycrase-(Y)
Formula: Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14: 211-311
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Yttrotantalite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Reference: Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Polycrase-(Y)'4.DG.05Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Yttrotantalite-(Y)'4.DG.10(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Euxenite Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Yttrotantalite-(Y)8.1.3.1(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
AB2O6
Polycrase-(Y)8.3.8.1Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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'-
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Euxenite Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
FeIron
Fe Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
YYttrium
Y Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Y Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
NbNiobium
Nb Polycrase-(Y)Y(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Nb Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
TaTantalum
Ta Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4
UUranium
U Yttrotantalite-(Y)(Y,U4+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)(O,OH)4

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 - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3133829
Proterozoic I gabbro

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}, Minor{diorite,plutonic ultramafic group,meta-gabbro}

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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