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Hvitsteinbakken, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Hvitsteinbakken, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 29' 19'' North , 10° 18' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.48881,10.30562
GeoHash:G#: u4x66t876
Locality type:Road (Built Over) - last checked 2005
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Basaltic lavas with amygdales filled with zeolites discovered in February 2002 during the digging of a trench for water pipes. Good specimens of especially stilbite were saved. The locality is inaccessible today, being under a layer of asphalt.

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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'Basalt'
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 30: 41-57
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
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. & Larsen, S. (2005): Mineralforekomster på Vestfold lavaplatå. Del 2: I B1-nivåets basalter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 30, 41-57
'Stilbite subgroup'
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 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Basalt'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Basalt'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

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Nordrum, F.S. (2002) Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2001-2002. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 20, 78-83 [on a find of stilbite].
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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