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Gruvetjenn, Vegårshei, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 46' 26'' North , 8° 57' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.77393,8.95947
GeoHash:G#: u4qq7gknf
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


In the area around the Østre and Vestre Gruvetjenn several small mines/prospect can be seen at the altitude map.

The NGU has registered a rutile deposit in the same general area.

NGU Deposit Area 912 - 008 at 58.7708910,8.9622730.

It could there very well be that these also were rutile occurrences.

Non-registered (potential) prospects are at:

58.77473,8.96593
58.77498,8.96323
58.77471,8.96329
58.77082,8.95922
58.77084,8.95872


The coordinates are for a spot in between the two lakes.


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

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Scandinavia

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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
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3158480
Proterozoic II granite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granite,meta-monzonite}

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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