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Oppsjøen Mine, Oppsjø, Dikemark, Asker, Akershus, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Oppsjøen MineMine (Abandoned)
Oppsjø- not defined -
DikemarkSuburb
AskerMunicipality
AkershusCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Oppsjøen gruve, Oppsjø, Dikemark, Asker, Akershus, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 48' 51'' North , 10° 22' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.81434,10.38121
GeoHash:G#: u4xkk0z7g
Locality type:Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2011
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Blakstad1,898 (2013)4.7km
Tranby5,552 (2013)6.7km
Røyken2,775 (2014)7.5km
Billingstad2,349 (2013)8.8km
Sylling525 (2013)10.1km


Small iron-mine at the south-western part of the Lake Oppsjø, now filled in with the materiale on the dumps and reclaimed into a public bathing place.
The mine was run on magnetite-ore, in a contactmetamorphed limestone/skarn/hornfels deposit close to drammens-granite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Knut Eldjarn
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Peter Andresen collection.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3

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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amethyst-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CupriteCu2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
AlAluminium
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CeCerium
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: 3162650
Carboniferous rhyolite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite}, Minor{basalt,sandstone,conglomerate}

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]

Silurian - Proterozoic
419.2 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3191369
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: to Silurian (419.2 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

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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Norges geologiske undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Oppsjø. Forekomst nr.1 i Asker (0220) kommune.(Updated 17.jan.1997)


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