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Ytre Arna Quarry, Arna, Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 27' 47'' North , 5° 24' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.46329,5.41575
GeoHash:G#: u4ezgpp8h
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Ytre Arna pukkverk, Arna bydel, Bergen Kommune, Hordaland fylke, Norge

An open pit quarry close to urban area Ytre Arna.

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Ytre Arna, Bergen, Hordaland, Norge

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Reference: Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse(NGU) Pukkdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1201 - 502 Bergen (1201) kommune. Ytre Arna pukkverk.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 103
Formula: Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Colour: bluegreen
Description: Identified at the Mineralogical-Geological Museum, Oslo (film 25604). A bluegreen crust on olivine.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68 p. 103
Pyroaurite ?
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Description: A bluegreenish crust on an ultramafic rock was identified by XRD by G. Raade, Oslo in 1983 to be a mixture of brucite and pyroaurite. Chemical analysis needed to confirm identification.
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade 08.1983 in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991,p 115
Reference: Pers. Com. G. Raade 08.1983 in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991,p 115

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Hydrotalcite-2H'5.DA.45Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
'Pyroaurite' ?5.DA.50Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

'Hydrotalcite-2H'16b.6.1.1Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Pyroaurite ?16b.6.2.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
H PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
C PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
O PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Mg PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Al Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Fe PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O

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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541 - 2500 Ma

ID: 3146176
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}, Minor{meta-gabbro}

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]

Neoproterozoic - Statherian
541 - 1800 Ma

ID: 646191
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: anorthositic

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Caledonian Orogen (Northern Europe, undivided)

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: Gabbro, norite, charnockitic to anorthositic rocks, granite to monzonite gneiss

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]

541 - 4000 Ma

ID: 3187169
Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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]

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Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 103
Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse (NGU) Pukkdatabasen. Forekomstområde 1201 - 502. Bergen (1201) kommune. Ytre Arna pukkverk.

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