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Malerød Quarry, Malerød, Larvik, Vestfold, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Malerød QuarryQuarry
Malerød- not defined -
LarvikMunicipality
VestfoldCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 5' 1'' North , 9° 56' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Larvik23,113 (2018)6.4km
Langangen505 (2014)7.8km
Stavern5,593 (2018)10.7km
Kvelde854 (2018)12.2km
Sandefjord42,654 (2017)16.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Malerød, Malerød, Larvik kommune, Vestfold fylke, Norge


Larvikite quarry south-west of Lake Farris, next to Vardåsen Quarry.

Note: Specimens from the (nearby) Midtfjellet Quarry have been erroneously labelled "Malerød".

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
ScandinaviaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Ancylite-(Ce)
Formula: CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
'Calciopyrochlore'
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2013): Pyrochlore supergroup minerals from the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 50, 63-82.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Description: Fayalite is here found as an accessory mineral in larvikite.
Reference: J. Hysingjord (1978, letter); Neumann (1985, p. 130).
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Piilonen, P.C., Poirier, G., Rowe, R. & Larsen, A.O. (2013): Pyrochlore supergroup minerals from the alkaline pegmatites in the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 50, 63-82.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ancylite-(Ce)5.DC.05CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Calciopyrochlore'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Ancylite-(Ce)16b.1.1.1CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Calciopyrochlore'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
OOxygen
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
NaSodium
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
SrStrontium
Sr Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
CeCerium
Ce Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O

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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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3143423
Carboniferous granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{monzonite,syenite,plutonic ultramafic group}

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3191892
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

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

References

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- Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26


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