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Vardås Fort, Nøtterøy, Færder, Vestfold, Norwayi
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Vardås FortOutcrop
NøtterøyIsland
FærderMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Vårdås Fort, Nøtterøy, Færder kommune, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 12' 11'' North , 10° 25' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.20309,10.42786
GeoHash:G#: u4x2v3974
Locality type:Outcrop
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Årøysund2,052 (2018)2.8km
Melsomvik1,498 (2017)5.7km
Tønsberg38,914 (2017)7.3km
Stokke2,618 (2017)7.6km
Sem1,827 (2013)10.4km


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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 2806
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 2806

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
OOxygen
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
FeIron
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2

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: 3152049
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]

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