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Laget, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 40' 48'' North , 9° 4' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.68016,9.07620
GeoHash:G#: u4qmyd3hd
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


The NGU has registered a rutile deposit called Laget-1 at the given coordinates.

Additionally there is a Laget-2 deposit at 58.6779160,9.0787800, a little bit more to the SE.

The altitude map doesn't show any mining related feature at these points.

However, the Norwegian map calls this hill the "Gruveheia", which implies there must be mines present.

North of the coordinates there are actually at least two mining related features.


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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3138578
Proterozoic II quartzite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Quartzite

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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