|Name in Norwegian:||Melau III larvikittbrudd (Melau Nordre), Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norge|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 2' 17'' North , 9° 56' 17'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.03809,9.93819|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
An abandoned larvikite quarry, located just north of the tarn Melautjørn (Melautjern) on the land of the farm Melau. The quarry was worked for larvikite in the 1980s. Probably not visited by mineral collectors and investigated for potential syenite pegmatite material in the dump.
Coordinates based on map (Tur-og løypekart Brunlanes), not verified by visit in the field.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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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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|Permian - Carboniferous|
251.902 - 358.9 Ma
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)
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. 
251.902 - 298.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
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.