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Astrophyllite occurrence, Luksefjell Chapel (Bø Chapel), Luksefjell, Skien, Telemark, Norway

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° North , 9° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~27km
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Astrofyllitt-forekomsten, Luksefjell kapell, Luksefjell, Skien kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge


Ekerite outcrop located on the western side of Fjellvannet (Fjeldvannet), near Luksefjell chapel (called Bø chapel in Dietrich et al. (1965)). This is the locality where W.C. Brøgger and J. Schetelig sampled astrophyllite.

Dietrich et al. (1965) locality # E2.


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Dietrich, R.V., Heier, K.S. & Taylor, S.R. (1965): Studies on the igneous rock complex of the Oslo region. XX. Petrology and geochemistry of ekerite. Skrifter Norske videnskaps-akademi i Olso. Matematisk-naturvidenskapelig klasse, Ny serie. 19, 28 pp.

 
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