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Sandkilvegen Rock Quarry, Høvringsvatnet, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Sandkilvegen Rock QuarryExposure
HøvringsvatnetPluton
Evje og HornnesMunicipality
Aust-AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
58° 39' 4'' North , 7° 57' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Exposure - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Byglandsfjord332 (2014)8.1km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)39.2km
Vennesla10,931 (2014)42.6km
Tveit1,397 (2010)47.5km


A small rock quarry exposing the Høvringsvatnet granite/monzonite intrusion.

Molybdenite was once seen in situ in the rock.

During the 2019 student excursion of the University in Bonn, several interesting new discoveries were made.


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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
'Hornblende'
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Evje og Hornnes geomuseum Fennefoss

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
OOxygen
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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