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Husås Prospect, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Name(s) in local language(s):Husås skjerp, Risør kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 44' 44'' North , 9° 13' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.74565,9.23185
GeoHash:G#: u4qw4n66j
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A molybdenite prospect.

Brünnich (1777, p. 79) refers to a molybdenite locality at "Øster Risøer" (eastern Risør), this is most probably the Husås prospect.

Around Husås are features that seem to be small quarries/prospects, but these would need to be visited for confirmation.

58.74401°N 9.23004°Ø
58.74393°N 9.23113°Ø
58.74412°N 9.23352°Ø
58.74655°N 9.23668°Ø
58.74687°N 9.23715°Ø
58.74687°N 9.23715°Ø
58.7479°N 9.23582°Ø

The coordinates are for the farm by that name.


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

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,028 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68 p. 42
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Brünnich, M. L. (1777): Forsøg til Mineralogie for Norge. Priskrift, Trondhjem, p. 79; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.42

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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: 3138578
Proterozoic II quartzite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Quartzite

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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- Brünnich, M. L. (1777): Forsøg til Mineralogie for Norge. Priskrift, Trondhjem [just a short reference p. 79]
- Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.42


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