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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
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Tråk, Bamble kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge


Area with more than 200 small Pb and Zn mines and prospects following mostly hydrothermal quartz-veins, cutting gneisses. Pegmatites are also frequent in the gneisses. Mining started here as early as 1543. The mines was worked sporadically until 1908 when they were closed.



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- Anonymously (1974): Blyverket i Bamble i Telemark. NAGS-nytt. 2 (3), 22
- Røsholt, B. (1967): The lead and zinc bearing veins at Tråk in southern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 250B, 33-64

 
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