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Natrolittodden, Vesle Arøya, Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 0' 38'' North , 9° 47' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.0107966452, 9.79631856588
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia

A small syenite pegmatite dyke on the eastern side of Vesle Arøya. TL for both cappelenite-(Y) and grenmarite. Most of the dyke was blasted away during the 1880s, only small remnants can be seen today.

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27 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Brögger, W. C. (1884): Forelöbig meddelelse om to nye norske mineraler, Låvenit og Cappelenit. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 7, 598-600

Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 462-467

Bellezza, M., Franzini, F., Larsen, A. O., Merlino, S., Perchiazzi, N. (2004): Grenmarite, a new member of the götzenite-seidozerite-rosenbuschite group from Langesundsfjord district: definition and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 971-978.

Friis, H., Balić Žunić, T., Williams, T. & Petersen, O. V. (2010): Minerals of the låvenite group from South Greenland and Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseet Skrift 43, 35-39.

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