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Holmen Quarry, Nøtterøy, Færder, Vestfold, Norwayi
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Holmen QuarryQuarry

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Name in Norwegian:Holmen steinbrudd, Nøtterøy, Færder kommune, Vestfold, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 12' 22'' North , 10° 22' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.20616,10.38122
GeoHash:G#: u4x2u4pku
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
Melsomvik1,498 (2017)3.2km
Stokke2,618 (2017)4.9km
Årøysund2,052 (2018)5.0km
Tønsberg38,914 (2017)7.0km
Sem1,827 (2013)8.9km

An abandoned quarry.

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1 valid mineral.

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Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Dahlgren, S., Corfu, F. & Heaman, L. (1998): Datering av plutoner og pegmatitter i Larvik pluton-kompleks, sydlige Oslo Graben, ved hjelp av U-Pb isotoper i zircon og baddeleyitt. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift: 14: 32-39.

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Group 9 - Silicates

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Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination

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O ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)


Mineralization age: Cisuralian : 297.3 ± 1.2 Ma

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Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
ⓘ Zircon297.3 ± 1.2 Ma

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23.03 - 33.9 Ma

ID: 3155008
Oligocene claystone

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Claystone

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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Dahlgren, S., Corfu, F. & Heaman, L. (1998): Datering av plutoner og pegmatitter i Larvik pluton-kompleks, sydlige Oslo Graben, ved hjelp av U-Pb isotoper i zircon og baddeleyitt. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift: 14: 32-39.

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