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.
10 valid minerals.
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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.