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Varill Quarry, Tjølling, Larvik, Vestfold, Norwayi
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Varill QuarryQuarry
TjøllingMunicipality (Former)
LarvikMunicipality
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Name in Norwegian:Varill larvikittbrudd, Tjølling, Larvik, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 3' 26'' North , 10° 9' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.05749,10.16213
GeoHash:G#: u4rpzppff
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Larvik23,113 (2018)7.3km
Sandefjord42,654 (2017)8.8km
Stavern5,593 (2018)9.8km
Tjøme4,663 (2018)14.5km
Kvelde854 (2018)18.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Brattås


Anbandoned, old larvikite quarry in the hill Brattås. Started by the company E.A. Gude/Varild, later worked sucessively by A/S Grønseth & Co, Norsk Labrador og Granitindustri. last worked in the 1990s.

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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]

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Geological survey of Norway (NGU): The Natural Stone Database. Deposit Area 709 - 642. Varill


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