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Orremyr, Birkenes, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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OrremyrGroup of Quarries
BirkenesMunicipality
Aust-AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Orremyr (Orremyråsen), Birkenes, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 31' 48'' North , 8° 22' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.53000,8.37949
GeoHash:G#: u4muyxjcb
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rykene647 (2013)20.1km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)23.7km
Arendal30,916 (2017)24.1km
Fevik4,989 (2014)24.1km
Grimstad9,561 (2017)24.5km


Five small and one larger feldspar quarry in pegmatite.
A potassium-rich pegmatite with microcline crystals up to 1 m, which can be followed over a length of 100 m.

The coordinates are for the spot where the name of the bog is placed on the map.

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

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 337. Orremyråsen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

Regional Geology

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186372
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss

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. [154]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3134048
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,marble,amphibolite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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