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Alviken Feldspar Quarry, Stokken, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name in Norwegian:Alviken feltspatbrudd, Stokken, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 29' 40'' North , 8° 50' 57'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.49464,8.84935
GeoHash:G#: u4qkc2egu
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alvigen; Abelvik; Åblevik


A granite pegmatite worked for feldspar, located near Neskilen, Arendal. Brøgger (1881) reports find of a nice 6 x 7-8 cm large beryl crystal from here. Today probably built over.

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Scandinavia

Region - 2,033 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]; Brøgger, W. (1881): Nogle bemærkninger om pegmatitgangene ved Moss og deres mineraler. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 5: 326-376
'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Brøgger, W. (1881): Nogle bemærkninger om pegmatitgangene ved Moss og deres mineraler. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 5: 326-376
'Biotite'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]; Brøgger, W. (1881): Nogle bemærkninger om pegmatitgangene ved Moss og deres mineraler. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 5: 326-376
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
'commodity:Feldspar'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 906 - 308. Alvigen
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Brøgger, W. (1881): Nogle bemærkninger om pegmatitgangene ved Moss og deres mineraler. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 5: 326-376
'Gneiss'
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name; Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 906 - 308. Alvigen
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gneiss'-
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gneiss'-
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3131169
Proterozoic II gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Brøgger, W. (1881) Nogle bemærkninger om pegmatitgangene ved Moss og deres mineraler. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 5: 326-376 (p.331)
Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 128b, 1-109. [p.72]
Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 906 - 308. Alvigen.(Updated 27. Apr. 1997).

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