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Gunnar Lensbergs Quarry, Frestiåsen Quarry, Sem, Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Gunnar Lensbergs QuarryQuarry
Frestiåsen QuarryQuarry
SemVillage
TønsbergMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Gunnar Lensbergs pukkverk, Frestiåsen, Sem, Tønsberg kommune, Vestfold fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 18' 37'' North , 10° 20' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.31016,10.34216
GeoHash:G#: u4x37m4ft
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Barkåker1,238 (2013)2.9km
Sem1,827 (2013)3.2km
Tønsberg38,914 (2017)6.0km
Åsgårdstrand2,934 (2012)8.3km
Skoppum1,633 (2013)9.3km


Today (2015) the inactive southern part of the Frestiåsen Quarry. In the 1990s it was a separate quarry. Microminerals were found in miarolitic cavities in the contact between the Fresti-kjelsåsite and rhombic porphyry.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1335
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1602
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1321
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 1028
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1135
'Chabazite'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen observation in the quarry april 2002
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1369
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1135
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1280
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1313
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1335
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1099
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1321
Synchysite-(Ce) ?
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1576
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-480

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Synchysite-(Ce) ?5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce) ?16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
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
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AnataseTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CalciteCaCO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F

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: 3190044
Paleozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-felsic-intermediate dominated volcanic rocks; trachyte

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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