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Narestø Feldspar Quarry, Flosta Island, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Narestø Feldspar QuarryQuarry (Abandoned)
Flosta IslandIsland
ArendalMunicipality
Aust-AgderCounty
NorwayCountry

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Name in Norwegian:Narestø feltspatbrudd, Flosta, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 31' 33'' North , 8° 56' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.52600,8.93566
GeoHash:G#: u4qkgq6dx
Locality type:Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2015
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tvedestrand1,975 (2016)10.7km
Arendal30,916 (2017)11.9km
Rykene647 (2013)21.6km
Fevik4,989 (2014)22.3km
Myra544 (2014)25.2km


The first quarry in Norway to produce feldspar (started in 1792). Partly an open pit, but also with underground workings.

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

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Fennoscandian ShieldShield
ScandinaviaRegion

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Mineral List


6 valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Collection of NHM, Vienna
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Larsen, K. E. (2015). Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
'Coal blend'
Reference: Helland, A. (1875): Bergbeg, Anthracit og nogle andre kulholdige Mineralier fra Ertsleiesteder og Granitgange. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 2, 513-522.; Dons, J.A. (1956): Coal Blend and uraniferous hydrocarbon in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift.36, 247-265; Dons, J. (1956) Coal Blend and Uraniferous Hydrocarbon in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 36: 249-256
'Fergusonite'
Reference: Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855): Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8, 213-229 [p 227]
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Colour: Fleshred
Description: Brøgger (1881) reports find of large crystals of microcline
Reference: Brøgger, W. (1881): Nogle bemærkninger om pegmatitgangene ved Moss og deres mineraler. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 5: 326-376 (p.345)
'Monazite'
Reference: Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855): Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8, 213-229 ; Brøgger, W.C. (1906): Die Mineralien der Südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge, I. Niobate, tantalate, titanate und titanoniobate. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I.Mat-Naturv. Klasse 1906, 6, p.17
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. (2015). Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Larsen, K. E. (2015). Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855): Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8, 213-229
Titanite var: Yttrian Titanite
Formula: (Ca,Y)TiSiO5
Reference: Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855): Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8, 213-229
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Description: Brøgger (1883) described twins by (101) from Narestø.
Reference: Brøgger, W.C. (1883): Om uranbergerts og xenotim fra norske forekomster. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar . 6, 744-752.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Description: Metamict variety of zircon.
Reference: Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855): Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8, 213-229
Zircon var: Alvite (FRL)
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Type Locality:
Description: Metamict variety of zircon.
Reference: Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855): Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8, 213-229

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
var: Yttrian Titanite9.AG.15(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Alvite (TL)9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Coal blend'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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 [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Coal blend'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
Titanite
var: Yttrian Titanite
-(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)
Zircon
var: Alvite (FRL)
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O Titanite (var: Yttrian Titanite)(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
Si Titanite (var: Yttrian Titanite)(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Titanite (var: Yttrian Titanite)(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Titanite (var: Yttrian Titanite)(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
Y Titanite (var: Yttrian Titanite)(Ca,Y)TiSiO5
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Alvite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Neoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3130411
Proterozoic I gneiss

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{migmatite/anatexite,meta-granite}

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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Forbes, D. & Dahll, T. (1855) Mineralogiske Iagttagelser omkring Arendal og Kragerö. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 8: 213-229 + 2 plates
Helland, A. (1875) Bergbeg, Anthracit og nogle andre kulholdige Mineralier fra Ertsleiesteder og Granitgange. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 2: 513-522.[on coal blend from Narestø]
Brøgger, W.C. (1883) Om uranbergerts og xenotim fra norske forekomster. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 6: 744-752. [on a find of xenotime-(Y) from Narestø]
Blomstrand, C.W. (1887) Analys of cer- och ytter-fosfater från södra Norge, ett bidrag till frågan om dessa mineraliers kemiska byggnad. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 9: 160-187 [with analysis of xenotime-(Y) from Narestø].
Dons, J. (1956) Coal Blend and Uraniferous Hydrocarbon in Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 36: 249-256
Anonymous (1985) Tvedestrandsdame startet feltspatens historie i Norge. NAGS-Nytt, 12 (2): 32-33
Larsen, K. E. (2015) Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88. [A short notice on a find of smoky quartz and monazite from Narestø]

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