Fen Iron Mines, Fen Complex, Nome, Telemark, Norway
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 16' 33'' North , 9° 18' 17'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.27585,9.30496|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Fen jerngruver (Fæhn jerngruber; Gruvåsen; Rauhaug; Roughaug), Fensfeltet, Nome kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge|
Iron ores associated with the ferrocarbonatites were worked in the eastern part of the Fen Complex between 1657 to 1927. A large number of iron mines, located in the Gruvåsen area near Ulefoss is worked in a carbonatite rock called rødberg ("red rock").
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12 valid minerals.
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541 - 2500 Ma
|Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
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. 
1000 - 1600 Ma
|Proterozoic II granite|