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Haslestad Quarry, Hof, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norwayi
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Haslestad QuarryQuarry
HofMunicipality (Former)
HolmestrandMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
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Name in Norwegian:Haslestad bruk, Hof, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 30' 49'' North , 10° 5' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.51363,10.08781
GeoHash:G#: u4x4td1sn
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hvittingfoss1,016 (2013)5.3km
Gullhaug1,912 (2018)9.4km
Sande1,389 (2010)10.6km
Selvik1,829 (2013)11.3km
Holmestrand6,135 (2018)13.3km


A quarry in operation. Started in 1980. Rhombic porphyries (latites) of the type Hegge and trachytes with some later diabase veins are quarried for road constructions.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 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:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Montmorillonite ?
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Siderite ?
Formula: FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite ?5.AB.05FeCO3
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite ?14.1.1.3FeCO3
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'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SideriteFeCO3
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 Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3

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: 3191892
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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)
Larsen, K.E. and Larsen, S. (2004) Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 1: I rombeporfyrene. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 28, 51-58.
Larsen, S. (2004) Ametyst fra Haslestad bruk, Hof i Vestfold. Stein, 31(2), 4-5.
Nordrum, F.S. (2012) Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter, 49, 117-124 [a note on a find of amethyst].

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