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Gjellebekk marble quarry, Gjellebekk, Lier, Buskerud, Norwayi
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Gjellebekk marble quarryQuarry
GjellebekkHamlet
LierMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 48' 43'' North , 10° 17' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tranby5,552 (2013)1.3km
Drammen90,722 (2018)8.8km
Sylling525 (2013)9.0km
Røyken2,775 (2014)9.3km
Blakstad1,898 (2013)10.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Griserud marmorbrudd
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Gjellebekk marmorbrudd, Gjellebekk, Lier, Buskerud, Norge


Old marble quarry located in the forest south of the road going from Griserud to Høgda. Mainly very homogenous coarse-grained marble.
Quarrying for marble started in the beginning of 1700.

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Mineral List


8 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Aedelforsite (of Retzius)'
Reference: Rammelsberg, C.F. (1841): Handwörterbuch des chemischen Theils der Mineralogie. Vol. 1, C.G. Lüderitz (Berlin), 3-5.; Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1864): Om Ædelforssit og nogle andre dertil hørende Mineralier. Oversigt over Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger. 64-76
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Description: Named as allochroite by Helmersen (1858).
Reference: Helmersen, G. V. (1858) : Geognostische Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in Schweden und Norwegen, Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. 6e série, Sciences mathématiques, physiques et naturelles, Tome VII: 293-335 + 3 planches; Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania.p 96-97
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Blue coloured massive calcite to the size of a head was found here.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, pp. 90-91
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Helmersen, G. V. (1858) : Geognostische Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in Schweden und Norwegen, Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. 6e série, Sciences mathématiques, physiques et naturelles, Tome VII: 293-335 + 3 planches
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania.p 96-97
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Helmersen, G. V. (1858) : Geognostische Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in Schweden und Norwegen, Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. 6e série, Sciences mathématiques, physiques et naturelles, Tome VII: 293-335 + 3 planches
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Helmersen, G. V. (1858) : Geognostische Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in Schweden und Norwegen, Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. 6e série, Sciences mathématiques, physiques et naturelles, Tome VII: 293-335 + 3 planches
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hausmann, J.F.L. (1811): Reise durch Skandinavien in den Jahren 1806 und 1807. Erster Theil. J.F. Römer Göttingen 1811, 381p. (p. 325-326)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Helmersen, G. V. (1858) : Geognostische Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in Schweden und Norwegen, Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. 6e série, Sciences mathématiques, physiques et naturelles, Tome VII: 293-335 + 3 planches
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Hausmann, J.F.L. (1811): Reise durch Skandinavien in den Jahren 1806 und 1807. Erster Theil. J.F. Römer Göttingen 1811, 381p. (p. 325-326); Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania.p 96-97
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Erronously reported by Hausmann (1811). Later shown by Hisinger (1824) and Forchammer (1864) to be a manganoan wollastonite
Reference: Hausmann, J.F.L. (1811): Reise durch Skandinavien in den Jahren 1806 und 1807. Erster Theil. J.F. Römer Göttingen 1811, 381p. (p. 325-326); Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1864): Om Ædelforssit og nogle andre dertil hørende Mineralier. Oversigt over Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger. 64-76
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Hisinger, W. (1824): Undersökning af så kallad Tremolit från Gjellebäk i Norrige. Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, för år 1823. 177-182.; Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1864): Om Ædelforssit og nogle andre dertil hørende Mineralier. Oversigt over Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger. 64-76; Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania.p 96-97

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Tremolite ?9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Aedelforsite (of Retzius)' ?-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
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] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite ?66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Aedelforsite (of Retzius)' ?-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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Hausmann, J.F.L. (1811) Reise durch Skandinavien in den Jahren 1806 und 1807. Erster Theil. J.F. Römer Göttingen 1811, 381 pp. (p. 325).
Hisinger, W. (1824) Undersökning af så kallad Tremolit från Gjellebäk i Norrige. Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar för år 1823, 177-182 [on manganoan wollastonite from Gjellebekk, cfr. Forchhammer 1864].
Helmersen, G. V. (1858) : Geognostische Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in Schweden und Norwegen, Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. 6e série, Sciences mathématiques, physiques et naturelles, Tome VII: 293-335 + 3 planches
Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1864) Om Ædelforssit og nogle andre dertil hørende Mineralier. Oversigt over Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger, 64-76 [on manganoan wollastonite].
Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911) Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania. (pp. 94-98).
Dons, J. A. (1961) [6.10.61] Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991. p. 1.
Dons, J.A. (ed.) (1996) Oslotraktens geologi med turbeskrivelser. Vett og Viten forlag, Nesbru 1996, pp. 144-145.
Trømborg, D. (2008) Marmorstøtta på Fillefjell. Stein, 35(4), 12-14.

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