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Kragerø, Telemark, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Kragerø kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge


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Commodity List

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Mineral List

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

Actinolite

Aegirine-augite

Aeschynite-(Y)

Albite

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Alkali Feldspar'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Almandine

'Amphibole Asbestos'

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Anatase

Ankerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

'Asbestos'

'Aspasiolite'

Babingtonite

Bazzite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Emerald

'Biotite'

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Brugnatellite

Calcite

Carrollite

Caysichite-(Y)

Chalcopyrite

Chernovite-(Y)

Chlorapatite (TL)

'Chlorite Group'

Clinochlore

'Coal blend'

Cobaltite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Copper

Cordierite

Danburite

'Davidite'

Diopside

Dolomite

Dravite

Dumortierite

Enstatite

Epidote

Erythrite

Euxenite-(Y)

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

'Fergusonite'

Ferro-hornblende

Fluorapatite

'Gadolinite'

Galena

Gersdorffite

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

Hellandite-(Y) (TL)

Hematite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Heulandite-K

Hingganite-(Y)

Hingganite-(Yb)

'Hornblende'

Hydrotalcite

Hydroxylapatite

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kainosite-(Y)

Kamphaugite-(Y)

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kornerupine

Kyanite

Laumontite

Lokkaite-(Y)

Mackinawite

Magnesiodumortierite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marialite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Millerite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Illite

Natrolite

Nickeline

Opal

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Palygorskite

Parisite-(Ce)

Pentlandite

Phenakite

Phlogopite

'Pinite'

'var: Polychroilite'

Prehnite

Pumpellyite-(Mg)

Pyrite

Pyrochlore Supergroup

var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)

var: Tangenite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Retgersite

Rozenite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

Schorl

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siegenite

Sillimanite

Sphalerite

Spinel

'Stilbite'

Stilpnomelane

'Sunstone'

Sylvite

Talc

Thorianite

Thorite

var: Orangite

Titanite

var: Yttrian Titanite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Uraninite

Violarite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon

var: Alvite


105 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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Neoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3130411
Proterozoic I gneiss

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{migmatite/anatexite,meta-granite}

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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References

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Weibye, P.C. (1848) Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544 [on minerals in Kragerø pp. 506-525].
Hamberg, A. (1886) Anatas och titanit på rutil från apatitförekomsten vid Kragerö. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 8 (nr 104): 475-476.
Schaller, W.T. (1910) Barbierite, a monoclinic soda feldspar. American Journal of Science, Series 4, 30 : 358 [description of a now descredited mineral from Kragerø].
Washington, H.S. and Merwin, H.E. (1923) Notes on enstatite, hypersthene and actinolite. American Mineralogist. 8, 63-67 [with an analysis of actinolite from Kragerø].
Belsher, Don and Dee (1979) The mineral phenacite. Friends of Mineralogy Colorado Chapter Newsletter 2(1) (February 1979), 2.

External Links

Belsher, Don and Dee (1979) The mineral phenacite. Friends of Mineralogy Colorado Chapter Newsletter 2(1) (February 1979), 2.

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