|Name in Norwegian:||Vatne, Vegusdal, Birkenes, Aust-Agder, Norge|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||58° 32' 1'' North , 7° 57' 58'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||58.53371,7.96616|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
Neumann (1961: footnote 1) mentions a locality for thortveitite near Vatne in Vegusdal.
Study of the altitude map has revealed three possible candidates for this locality.
The coordinates here given are for the quarry in the middle, which by the way is the smallest.
The one in the W: 58.53371°N 7.96518°Ø
The one in the E: 58.53466°N 7.96771°Ø
Coordinates © Kartverket - https://www.kartverket.no
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Thortveitite|
Reference: Neumann, H. (1961): The scandium content of some norwegian minerals and the formation of thortveitite, a reconnaissance survey, NGT Vol. 41 (2-4), pp. 197-210.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 9 - Silicates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions|
|Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in  coordination|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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541 - 2500 Ma
|Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
1000 - 1600 Ma
|Proterozoic II granite|