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Haven, Sandøya, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):, Tvedestrand kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 35' 30'' North , 9° 2' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.59171,9.03988
GeoHash:G#: u4qmmdq9k
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


The NGU has registered a feldspar deposit at these coordinates called "Hamn".

Modern maps show this place written as "Haven", which means harbour.

Actually there are two quarries and several probable prospects in this area.

NGU Forekomstområde 914 - 305

Probable prospects at:

58.5915°N 9.04026°Ø
58.59149°N 9.04093°Ø
58.59121°N 9.04052°Ø
58.59166°N 9.04131°Ø

These are all very old quarries and prospects, and nothing can be seen at aerial pictures. Field confirmation is required.


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

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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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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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