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Hovden, Bykle, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
HovdenVillage
BykleMunicipality
Aust-AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 33' 37'' North , 7° 21' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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PlacePopulationDistance
Hovden265 (2017)0.0km
Bykle223 (2016)22.9km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Hovden, Bykle, Aust-Agder, Norge


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion

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10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. & Van der Wel, D. (1981): Mineral-, stein-, og ertsforekomster innen kartblad Sauda (1:250 000). Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 366 (Skrifter 34), 58p. [p.17]; Garmo, T.T. & Selbekk, R. (2017): Norsk mineralbok. Fossheim Steinsenter, Lom. 351p. (p.211)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2008): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2007-2008. STEIN 35 (2), 8-20
Friedelite
Formula: Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2008): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2007-2008. STEIN 35 (2), 8-20
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM, 552 pp. (p.120)
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Colour: yellow
Description: yellow spots in carbonate matrix
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2008): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2007-2008. STEIN 35 (2), 8-20
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Zoisite ?
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Description: No analytical details given.
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Norwegen/Aust-Agder%2C%20Provinz/Bykkle/Hovden
Zoisite var: Thulite ?
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: No analytical details given.
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Norwegen/Aust-Agder%2C%20Provinz/Bykkle/Hovden

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Friedelite9.EE.10Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Zoisite ?9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
var: Thulite ?9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite ?58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
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-, 6-, and 12-membered rings
Friedelite72.4.1b.1Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Zoisite
var: Thulite ?
-{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H FriedeliteMn82+Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
OOxygen
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O FriedeliteMn82+Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si FriedeliteMn82+Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
ClChlorine
Cl FriedeliteMn82+Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn FriedeliteMn82+Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186372
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3136061
Proterozoic II andesite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{andesite}, Minor{meta-rhyolite group,meta-sandstone,amphibolite}

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

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