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Øvre Dypingdal Mine, Dypingdal serpentine-magnesite deposit, Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norwayi
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Øvre Dypingdal MineMine
Dypingdal serpentine-magnesite depositDeposit
Snarum- not defined -
Modum- not defined -
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Øvre Dypingdal grube, Dypingdal Serpentin-magnesitt forekomst
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 3' 53'' North , 9° 52' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.06489,9.87538
GeoHash:G#: u4xj8wrp3
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Krøderen496 (2013)8.4km
Nakkerud350 (2013)9.7km
Tyristrand795 (2013)12.5km
Vikersund2,448 (2016)12.5km
Prestfoss465 (2014)13.5km


The locality is especially known for its well-formed hematite crystals embedded in serpentine and hydrotalcite (with +/- minor manasseite). A large open pit mine (now abandoned) located about 450 m north of the tarn Dypingen.

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hydrotalcite
Formula: Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
'Kornerupine-Prismatine Series'
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Szaibélyite
Formula: MgBO2(OH)
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrotalcite5.DA.50Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Szaibélyite6.BA.15MgBO2(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Kornerupine-Prismatine Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrotalcite16b.6.2.1Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Diborates
Szaibélyite25.2.1.2MgBO2(OH)
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Kornerupine-Prismatine Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BBoron
B SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O CorundumAl2O3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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: 3151320
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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 650106
Sedimentary; Clastic: continental

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Sveconorwegian Orogen

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Quartzite

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Jøsang, Ottar (1966): Geologiske og petrologiske undersøkelser i Modumfeltet. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse nr 235, 91-97.
Raade, G. (1982): Die sogenannten "Martite" von Snarum (Norwegen"). Aufschluss 33: 405-407.
Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Kornerupine parageneses in whiteschists and other magnesian rocks: is kornerupine + talc a high-pressure assemblage equivalent to tourmaline + orthoamphibole? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.


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