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Vånne feldspar quarry, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 31' 13'' North , 7° 50' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.52031,7.84218
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Vånne veikryss, Evje og Hornnes kommune, Aust-Agder fylke, Norge


A feldspar quarry from after Andersen (1931)'s time.

The quarry is known for rather good pseudomorphs of ancylite-(Ce) (and other phases) after allanite-(Ce).


Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 1376424
Mesoproterozoic intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Sveconorwegian Complex

Comments: Mixtures of metamorphic and intrusive or plutonic rocks, tracts known as crystalline, migmatitic terranes, moderately to highly metamorphosed rocks of unknown origin with or without intrusions. This classification is inherently prone to variable interpretation, as other compilers might distinguish some packages by their metamorphic or gneissic protoliths, and the associated age ranges may be more variable.

Lithology: Intrusive and metamorphic terranes

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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



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References

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Frigstad, O.F. (1968) En ny lokalitet for det sjeldne mineral ancylit. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p. 18.
Husdal, T. (2009) Ancylittmineraler i Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 41, 33 - 42 [analysis of calcioancylite-(Ce) from Vånne].
Garmo, T.T. and Selbekk, R. (2017) Norsk mineralbok. Fossheim Steinsenter, Lom. 351p. (p. 213).

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