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Spro pegmatite, Nesodden, Akershus, Norwayi
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NesoddenMunicipality
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Name in Norwegian:Spro pegmatitten, Nesodden, Akershus, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 46' 2'' North , 10° 35' 12'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.76732,10.58678
GeoHash:G#: u4xs0bm1c
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Fjellstrand832 (2013)3.2km
Fagerstrand1,990 (2013)3.3km
Åros1,142 (2013)8.0km
Blakstad1,898 (2013)8.9km
Sætre3,009 (2013)10.1km


An old feldspar quarry, now abandoned, in a granite-pegmatite. It was worked in the period 1890 to 1920. Then closed but reopened again during WWII.
The local rumors says that the feldspar from this locality was so good that it was exported and used in porcelainproduction in Meissen, Germany.

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21 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Habit: anhedral granular texture (sugary)
Colour: white
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: L. O. Kvamsdal (1988). Mi-Fo nytt 71. (nr 5-1988)
'Apatite'
Habit: masses
Colour: white
Fluorescence: yellowish red
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade (Feb. 1993) in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1990-1993. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1993, p 163
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade 11.1981 in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 86
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Habit: euhedral crystals 1-2 cm in diameter
Description: strongly altered
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Habit: up to 2 cm; irregular masses
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: Green,violet
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: Discovered on a trip organized by Steinklubben.
Reference: L. O. Kvamsdal (1988). Mi-Fo nytt 71. (nr 5-1988)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Description: cover on muscovite blades
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166; Neumann (1985, p. 111).
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Description: Confirmed by XRD. Natural History Museum 1988
Reference: L. O. Kvamsdal (1988). Mi-Fo nytt 71. (nr 5-1988)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade 11.1981 in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 86
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Description: Found as small brown crystals to 3 mm or as irregular masses.
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166 + Neumann (1985, p. 69).
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
'Monazite'
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Colour: Yellowish green
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166 + Neumann (1985, p. 80).
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Description: small brown nodules
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166 + Neumann (1985, p. 139).
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Description: fresh crystal up to 1 cm across
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Colour: black to blue in fragments
Reference: Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Habit: Thin prisms, up to 7mm long forming radial aggregates.
Reference: Raade, G. (1982): Alvitt fra Spro, Nesodden. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 99.
Zircon var: Alvite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Habit: Thin prisms, up to 7mm long forming radial aggregates.
Reference: Raade, G. (1982): Alvitt fra Spro, Nesodden. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 99.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Alvite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrocerussite16a.2.2.1Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Zircon
var: Alvite
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AnataseTiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
ThThorium
Th Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3142433
Proterozoic II granite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite}, Minor{monzonite,meta-granite,syenite}

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

References

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Raade,G. (1965): The minerals of the granite pegmatite at Spro, Nesodden, near Oslo. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 234 [Årbok 1964], 160-166
Raade, G. (1982): Alvitt fra Spro, Nesodden. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 99.
Kvamsdal, L. O. (1988). Mi-Fo nytt 71 (nr 5-1988).

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