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Flosta Feldspar Quarry, Flosta Island, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Flosta Feldspar QuarryQuarry (Abandoned)
Flosta IslandIsland
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Name in Norwegian:Flosta feltspatbrudd, Flosta, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 31' 42'' North , 8° 56' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.52839,8.93506
GeoHash:G#: u4qkgqf2d
Locality type:Quarry (Abandoned)
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tvedestrand1,975 (2016)10.4km
Arendal30,916 (2017)12.0km
Rykene647 (2013)21.7km
Fevik4,989 (2014)22.5km
Myra544 (2014)24.9km


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Neoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3130411
Proterozoic I gneiss

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{migmatite/anatexite,meta-granite}

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]

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Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 906 - 313. Flosta. (Updated 27. Apr. 1997).


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