|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||58° 44' 41'' North , 9° 2' 13'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||58.74499,9.03714|
|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".
24 valid minerals.
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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541 - 2500 Ma
|Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
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. 
|Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic|
1000 - 2500 Ma
|Proterozoic I quartzite|
Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
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.