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Meliphanite locality, Arøyskjærene (Arøy skerries), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Meliphanite locality- not defined -
Arøyskjærene (Arøy skerries)Group of Islands
LangesundsfjordenFjord
LarvikMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° North , 9° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Melifanittlokaliteten, Arøyskjæra


A syenite pegmatite dike in the southern part of Arøyskjærene. A few specimen of meliphanite up to 4cm across were discovered here in 1997.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen observation May 2002
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 1682
Meliphanite
Formula: (Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Reference: Berg, H.-J. (1997): Norvege. Autour de la PlaNet. Le Règne Minéral. 18, 53.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 1682

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Meliphanite9.DP.05(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Meliphanite55.4.2.5(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
BeBeryllium
Be Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
OOxygen
O Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

References

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Berg, H.-J. (1997): Norvege. Autour de la PlaNet. Le Règne Minéral. 18, 53.

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