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Kjennerudvann Silver Mine, Kjennerudvannet, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Kjennerudvann Silver MineMine
KjennerudvannetLake
Øvre EikerMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 41' 31'' North , 9° 40' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)3.2km
Hillestad302 (2010)12.1km
Svene296 (2013)12.6km
Notodden8,306 (2018)28.1km
Hjuksevelta350 (2014)28.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kjennerudvannsgruva
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kjennerudvannsgruva


Silver mine. During the period from 1727 to 1782 this mine was in work for 34 years.
In 1934 the possibility to start mining again was investigated. The investigation proved negative, and the work stopped in 1937.

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Fennoscandian ShieldShield
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4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anthophyllite ? (TL)
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Description: Analysis of one sample of anthophyllite (the brownish orthoamphibole mineral) from Kjennerudvann has shown this not to be anthophyllite, but gedrite/sodic gedrite. Further investigations is in progress to establish if anthophyllite exist at the typelocality or not. (Kullerud et al. 2019).
Reference: Schumacher, C.F. (1801): Versuch eines verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, p.96; Möller, N. B. (1825) Achmit fra Eger. Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 6: 174-181 (p.180)
'Calcium Amphibole Subgroup'
Formula: An(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZ3+m)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
Description: A ferrian-tschermakitic hornblende (Kullerud et al. 2019)
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H. Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: kongsberg sølvverk 1623-1957, Kristian Moen 3rd edition 1978
'Sodicgedrite'
Formula: {Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
Reference: Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 9 - Silicates
Anthophyllite ? (TL)9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Sodicgedrite'9.DD.05{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Calcium Amphibole Subgroup'-An(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZ3+m)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite ? (TL)66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Sodicgedrite'66.1.2.8{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Calcium Amphibole Subgroup'-An(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZ3+m)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Sodicgedrite{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
OOxygen
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Sodicgedrite{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
FFluorine
F Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
NaSodium
Na Sodicgedrite{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Sodicgedrite{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Sodicgedrite{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
SiSilicon
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Sodicgedrite{Na}{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
ClChlorine
Cl Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcium Amphibole SubgroupAn(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZm3+)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Schumacher, C.F. (1801): Versuch eines verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, p.96
Möller, N.B. (1825) Achmit fra Eger. Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 6: 174-181 (p.180)
Moen, K. (1978) Kongsberg Sølvverk 1623-1957, Kongsberg, 3rd edition 1978. 511p.
Raade, G. (1996) Minerals originally described from Norway. Including notes on type material. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 11, 104 pp. + plates 1-7.
Kullerud, K., Altenberger, U., Andersen, T., Friis, H., Günter, C. & Ribacki, E. (2019) The anthophyllite that wasn't anthophyllite - from the anthophyllite type locality at the Kjennerudvann lake, Kongsberg, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2019: 110-115

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