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Åvesland 08 Feldspar Quarry (Bjorhuskilen), Åvesland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Åvesland 08 Feldspar Quarry (Bjorhuskilen)Quarry
ÅveslandFarm
Evje og HornnesMunicipality
Aust-AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 36' 19'' North , 7° 56' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Byglandsfjord332 (2014)10.1km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)34.9km
Vennesla10,931 (2014)37.5km
Tveit1,397 (2010)42.6km
Justvik1,630 (2014)45.7km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Åvesland 8 (Bjorhuskilen), Åvesland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norge


This quarry was visited 17-07-2019.

It is so far unknown who operated the quarry, how much feldspar was extracted and if there were any significant mineral finds.

Judging by the exposed pegmatite, there is no indication that anything of interest was ever found here.

The small dump is located near the shore of the lake, and is not suitable for mineral collecting due to the presence of houses nearby.


Coordinates © Kartverket - https://www.kartverket.no

Regions containing this locality

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EuropeContinent
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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