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Vevja 3 Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norwayi
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Vevja 3 QuarryQuarry
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Name in Norwegian:Vevja III larvikittbrudd, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 3' 5'' North , 9° 51' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.05139,9.86278
GeoHash:G#: u4rpbmvz7
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
Langangen505 (2014)5.2km
Larvik23,113 (2018)9.9km
Stavern5,593 (2018)11.3km
Porsgrunn34,377 (2017)15.4km
Kvelde854 (2018)16.8km

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Knut Edvard larsen collection (MM-2580)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen Collection
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen Collection
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen Collection
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1661; Larsen, A.O. & Erambert, M. (2007): The chemical composition of garnets from the syenitic pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 35: 41-48
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Knut Edvard larsen collection (MM-2580)
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Knut Edvard larsen collection (MM-2580)
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1661

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Be HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
S HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Mn HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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: 3143423
Carboniferous granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{monzonite,syenite,plutonic ultramafic group}

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]

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]

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