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Holmestrand tunnel, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Holmestrand tunnelTunnel (Closed)
HolmestrandMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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The southern entrance of the Holmestrand tunnel

Holmestrand tunnel, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
The southern entrance of the Holmestrand tunnel

Holmestrand tunnel, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
The southern entrance of the Holmestrand tunnel

Holmestrand tunnel, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 28' 37'' North , 10° 19' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Tunnel (Closed) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Holmestrand6,135 (2018)1.3km
Gullhaug1,912 (2018)5.0km
Nykirke662 (2014)6.9km
Berger1,108 (2013)8.8km
Selvik1,829 (2013)10.6km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Holmestrandtunnelen, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norge


A road tunnel constructed between 1980-1983. Today (2016) the tunnel is no longer in use as a road tunnel.
A nice calcite-copper specimen is pictured in Garmo (1983).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 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
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 30, 41-57
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 30, 41-57
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 30, 41-57

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

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]

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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Garmo, T.T. (1983) Norsk steinbok. Norske mineral og bergartar. Universitetsforlaget, 254 pp. [p. 41].
Larsen, K.E. and Larsen, S. (2005) Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30, 41-57.


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