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Neskilen Mines, Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norwayi
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Arendal Iron MinesGroup of Mines
ArendalMunicipality
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Name in Norwegian:Neskilen jerngruver, Arendal jerngruver, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norge
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 29' 37'' North , 8° 51' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.49370,8.85823
GeoHash:G#: u4qkc86qe
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Arendal30,916 (2017)6.1km
Tvedestrand1,975 (2016)14.9km
Rykene647 (2013)15.8km
Fevik4,989 (2014)16.6km
Grimstad9,561 (2017)23.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Neskil; Næskil; Näskiil; Mørfjærgruvene


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18 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Apatite'
'Asbestos'
'Atheriastite'
Formula: near Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Hornblende'
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Neolite'
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Pumpellyite'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Scapolite'
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zircon var: Oerstedtite
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Oerstedtite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Atheriastite'-near Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Neolite'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Atheriastite'-near Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Neolite'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Scapolite'-
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
Zircon
var: Oerstedtite
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BaryteBaSO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Zircon (var: Oerstedtite)Zr(SiO4)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Zircon (var: Oerstedtite)Zr(SiO4)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Atheriastitenear Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32 · 5H2O
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Oerstedtite)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

Regional Geology

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3131169
Proterozoic II gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

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

References

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Lévy, A. (1824) Account of a new Mineral Substance. Annals of Philosophy, 23, 134-136 [First description of bucklandite = Allanite].
Weibye, P.C. (1848) Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde, 22, 465-544.
Scheerer, T. (1845) Geognostisk-mineralogiske Skizzer- samlede paa en Reise i sommeren 1842. Nyt Magasin for Naturvidenskaberne, 4, 126-164.
Kjerulf, T. and Dahll, T. (1861) Om jernertsenes forekomst ved Arendal, Næs og Kragerø. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 11, 293-359.
Vogt, J.H.L. (1910) Norges jernmalmforekomster. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse, 51, 1-225.

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