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Eptevatnet 04 Feldspar Quarry (Hovåsen), Eptevatnet, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Eptevatnet 04 Feldspar Quarry (Hovåsen)Quarry
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Name in Norwegian:Hovåsen feltspatbrudd (Eptevatnet 4), Eptevatnet, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 31' 23'' North , 7° 56' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.52320,7.93488
GeoHash:G#: u4msutf42
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Byglandsfjord332 (2014)17.4km
Birkeland2,254 (2010)27.5km
Vennesla10,931 (2014)28.4km
Tveit1,397 (2010)34.0km
Justvik1,630 (2014)36.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Håvåsen


A feldspar quarry worked in a large granite pegmatite dike on the eastern slope of the hill Hovåsen.

Large beryl crystals with a diameter of total 110 cm (!) were found here in 1947-1948. The largest found measured 3,25 m in length and 1,30 m in diameter.

Bjørlykke locality n° 87.

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

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Müller, A., Kearsley, A., Spratt, J. and Seltmann, R. (2012): Petrogenetic implications of magmatic garnet in granitic pegmatites from Southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1095-1115
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Strand, T.(1953): Euclase from Iveland, occurring as an alteration product of beryl. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 31,1-5
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rosenqvist ,I. Th.(1949): Store beryllkrystaller i Iveland . Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 27,233
'Biotite'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Frigstad, O.F. (1968): En undersøkelse av cleavelandittsonerte pegmatittganger i Iveland-Evje, Nedre Setesdal. Hovedfagsoppgave (Thesis), University of Oslo; Neumann (1985) : Norges mineraler. Norges geologiske undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.33.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Collection of the Iveland Municipality # IKM_005
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series'
Reference: B. Otter photo & collection
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: Lund, M. (2016) Columbite-tantalite and garnet geochemistry in Evje-Iveland, south Norway. master Thesis in Geosciences, University of Oslo. 156p.
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Description: Occure in small amounts (1%) in pseudomorphoses after beryl.
Reference: Strand, T.(1953): Euclase from Iveland, occurring as an alteration product of beryl. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 31,1-5
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
'Monazite'
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Müller, A., Kearsley, A., Spratt, J. and Seltmann, R. (2012): Petrogenetic implications of magmatic garnet in granitic pegmatites from Southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1095-1115
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Müller, A., Kearsley, A., Spratt, J. and Seltmann, R. (2012): Petrogenetic implications of magmatic garnet in granitic pegmatites from Southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1095-1115
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Müller, A., Kearsley, A., Spratt, J. and Seltmann, R. (2012): Petrogenetic implications of magmatic garnet in granitic pegmatites from Southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1095-1115

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series'-
'Monazite'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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: 3149399
Proterozoic II granite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

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

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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Bjørlykke, H. (1934) The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311.
Rosenqvist, I.Th. (1949) Store beryllkrystaller i Iveland. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift 27, 233.
Strand, T. (1953) Euclase from Iveland, occurring as an alteration product of beryl. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift 31, 1-5.
Müller, A., Kearsley, A., Spratt, J., and Seltmann, R. (2012) Petrogenetic implications of magmatic garnet in granitic pegmatites from Southern Norway. Canadian Mineralogist 50, 1095-1115.

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