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Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway

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View of a part of the construction area - 2004

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
View of a part of the construction area 2 - 2004

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
One of the cavities we found

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
View of a part of the construction area - 2004

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
View of a part of the construction area 2 - 2004

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
One of the cavities we found

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
View of a part of the construction area - 2004

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
View of a part of the construction area 2 - 2004

Moland, Akland, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 44' 41'' North , 9° 2' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.74499,9.03714
GeoHash:G#: u4qqjwhwk
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Locality type:Group of Road Cuttings
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Moland, Akland, Risør kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge


Minerals found during road construction of a new alignment of the highway E-18 in 2002-2004. The area around Moland was especially rich in mineral specimens. Minerals from this locality were often labelled " Akland, Risør" by local collectors, but the more precise locality is " Moland, Akland, Risør".


Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

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 - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3131158
Proterozoic I quartzite

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{mica schist,marble,amphibolite}

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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References

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Garmo, T. (2003). Mineralnotat 2002. STEIN 30 (1), 14-16
Nordrum, F. S. (2003): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2002-2003. STEIN 30 (2), 4-10
Nordrum, F.S. (2003): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2002-2003. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 25: 82-89
Nordrum, F.S. & Larsen, A.O. (2003): Ein neufund von Diopsid, Amphibol und Rutil in Moland, Risør, Süd-Norwegen. Mineralien-Welt, 14 (3): 54-59
Nordrum, F. S. (2004): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2003-2004. STEIN 31 (2), 36-44

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