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Sundtjørn, Birkenes, Agder, Norwayi
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SundtjørnGroup of Quarries

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 33' 30'' North , 8° 22' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Nearest Settlements:
Rykene647 (2013)22.5km
Åmli572 (2016)23.8km
Arendal30,916 (2017)25.4km
Fevik4,989 (2014)26.5km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)26.6km
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Sundtjørn, Birkenes, Agder, Norge

In this area two quarries are positively identified thanks to a clear image on an aerial picture and identifiable features on the altitude map. But there are several other suspected prospects.

The NGU has identified two pegmatite localities: Deposit area 928 - 325 and 928 - 334. Their coordinates (not confirmed) do not correspond to any visible quarries or prospects.

The coordinates are given for the lake.

Coordinates © Kartverket -

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Reference: Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 325. Sundtjern


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Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 325. Sundtjern (Updated 27. April 2007).
Geological Survey of Norway. The Industrial Mineral Database. Deposit Area 928 - 334. Sundtjern (Updated 27. April 2007).

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Link to Geological Survey of Norway:16192

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