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Rangleåsen, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Rangleåsen, Tvedestrand kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 39' 30'' North , 9° 0' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.65833,9.01056
GeoHash:G#: u4qmtn3m9
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A högbomite-bearing 0.5-2 m thick horizon in a layered sequence of cordierite-orthoamphibole gneisses and garnet-amphibolites at Rangleåsen, a hill. (Visser et al. 1992)

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Region - 2,031 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
'Högbomite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Visser, D., Thijssen, P.H.M. & Schumacher J.C.(1992) Högbomite in sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 56: 343-351

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Sapphirine'9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Högbomite'-(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Miscellaneous
'Högbomite'7.11.7.3(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O CorundumAl2O3
O Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O SpinelMgAl2O4
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3131169
Proterozoic II gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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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