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Melau 2 Quarry, Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Melau 2 QuarryQuarry (Abandoned)
BrunlanesMunicipality (Former)
LarvikMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Melau II larvikittbrudd (Melau Midtre), Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 2' 4'' North , 9° 56' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.03455,9.94253
GeoHash:G#: u4rpf4zvj
Locality type:Quarry (Abandoned)
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Larvik23,113 (2018)5.7km
Stavern5,593 (2018)6.5km
Langangen505 (2014)9.8km
Kvelde854 (2018)17.6km
Sandefjord42,654 (2017)19.0km


An abandoned larvikite quarry. Worked in the 1980s?

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
'Biotite'
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Britholite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Hambergite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyrochlore'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Wöhlerite
Formula: NaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Böhmite4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Group 6 - Borates
Hambergite6.AB.05Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Britholite-(Ce)9.AH.25(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Wöhlerite9.BE.17NaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Hambergite25.1.1.1Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Britholite-(Ce)52.4.9.1(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Wöhlerite56.2.4.5NaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Britholite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
BeBeryllium
Be HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
BBoron
B HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O Britholite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
F WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Britholite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Britholite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZrZirconium
Zr WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
Ce Britholite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)

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: 3143423
Carboniferous granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{monzonite,syenite,plutonic ultramafic group}

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3191892
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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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