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Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway

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'Silberkabinett' in the 'Norsk Bergverkmuseum' Kongsberg - Norwegian Mining Museum, Kongsberg

Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Numedalslågen in Kongsberg

Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
'Silberkabinett' in the 'Norsk Bergverkmuseum' Kongsberg - Norwegian Mining Museum, Kongsberg

Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Numedalslågen in Kongsberg

Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
'Silberkabinett' in the 'Norsk Bergverkmuseum' Kongsberg - Norwegian Mining Museum, Kongsberg

Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Numedalslågen in Kongsberg

Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Neighbouring regions:
Museums in region:
Name(s) in local language(s):Kongsberg kommune, Buskerud fylke, Norge


Several mineral localities are found in the Kongsberg Municipality, the most famous being the silver mines. Please see the entry "Kongsberg Silver Mining District" for more detailed informations.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Aegirine

Albite

'Allanite Group'

Allargentum

Almandine

Altaite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Anatase

'Andesine-oligoclase'

Andradite

var: Hydroandradite

Anglesite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Anthophyllite (TL)

Antigorite

Antimony

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Argentopentlandite

Argentopyrite

Armenite (TL)

Arsenic

Arsenopyrite

Astrophyllite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Axinite-(Mn)

Baryte

var: Hepatite

'Biotite'

'Bitumen'

Brewsterite-Ba

Brewsterite-Sr

Brochantite

Calcite

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcomenite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

'Chevkinite Group'

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Cinnabar

Clausthalite

Clinochlore

Clinozoisite

'Coal blend'

Cobaltite

Copper

Covellite

Cubanite

Datolite

Devilline

Dolomite

Dyscrasite

'Electrum'

Epidote

Erythrite

Eucairite

'Feldspar Group'

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Freibergite

'Gadolinite'

Gahnite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

Goethite

Gold

Gonnardite

Graphite

Gypsum

Harmotome

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Heulandite-Ba

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hydrozincite

Ilmenite

Jalpaite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Ktenasite

Langite

Laumontite

Löllingite

Magnesio-hastingsite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

var: Hyalophane

Mirabilite

Molybdenite

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Illite

'Native Amalgam'

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Naumannite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Nickeline

'Nickelskutterudite-Skutterudite Series'

Nontronite

'Orthochrysotile'

Orthoclase

Palygorskite

'Parisite'

Parisite-(Ce)

Polybasite

Portlandite

Posnjakite

Prehnite

'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rapidcreekite

Rutile

Safflorite

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Scolecite

Sepiolite

Siderite

Silver

var: Kongsbergite

Skutterudite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Stellerite

Stephanite

Sternbergite

Stevensite

Stilpnomelane

Sulphur

'Synchysite Group'

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tetrahedrite

'Tetrahedrite Group'

'Thénardite'

'Thomsonite'

Titanite

Tremolite

Zircon


126 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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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 - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3130792
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,marble,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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