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Styggedalsgangen, Tråk (Tråg), Bamble (Bamle), Telemark, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° North , 9° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~14km
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Locality type:Adit (Abandoned) - last checked 2015
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Styggedalsgangen (Styggedalsgruva; Asdalstollen)


A small adit worked on a 2 m wide hydrothermal quartzvein for Zn, Cu and Pb. About 15 m inside the adit a crisscrossing baryte vein (10-20 cm thick) was discovered under the mining periode. The vein was so rich that mine was, for a short period worked on barite. The Styggedalsgangen adit is located about 0.5 km south of Herre.
The locality was known for producing nice baryte specimen, among them up to 10-15 cm elongated honeycolored single crystals.



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Vogt, Th. (1908): Schwerspat aus norwegischer Vorkommen. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 1: 3-54
Larsen, K. E. (2018). Barytt fra Styggedalsgangen, Tråk, Bamble. Stein 45 (2): 15-18

 
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