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Nalum, Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
NalumRoad Cutting
BrunlanesMunicipality (Former)
LarvikMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Nalum, Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 59' 25'' North , 9° 59' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.99053,9.98340
GeoHash:G#: u4rpe4vsw
Locality type:Road Cutting
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Stavern5,593 (2018)3.0km
Larvik23,113 (2018)7.6km
Langangen505 (2014)14.9km
Sandefjord42,654 (2017)20.5km
Kvelde854 (2018)22.5km


Minerals found in a syenite pegmatite dike exposed in a roadcut along Rv 301 (Helgeroaveien).

One of the meliphanite samples analyzed for the content of boron by Oftedal (1964) is refered to as coming from "at Nalum, near Stavern". It is probably refering to this locality.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
'Biotite'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Meliphanite
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
'Pyrochlore'
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tritomite-(Ce) ?
Formula: Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Meliphanite9.DP.05(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Tritomite-(Ce) ?9.AH.25Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Tritomite-(Ce) ?54.2.5.1Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Meliphanite55.4.2.5(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Tritomite-(Ce)Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
BeBeryllium
Be Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
BBoron
B Tritomite-(Ce)Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
OOxygen
O Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Tritomite-(Ce)Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
FFluorine
F Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
AlAluminium
Al Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Tritomite-(Ce)Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Tritomite-(Ce)Ce5(SiO4,BO4)3(OH,O)

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]

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

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Oftedal, I. (1964) On the occurrence and distribution of boron in pegmatite. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 44: 217-225. [ sample of meliphanite from Nalum used in the study]

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