A/S Granit Quarry, Tuften (Tuften 1 Quarry; Tuften 2 Quarry), Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 2' 20'' North , 9° 51' 21'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.03889,9.85611|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||A/S Granit larvikittbrudd, Tuften, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norge|
One of the larvikite quarries in Tvedalen and the larvikite complex most rich in minerals. Several larger vugs have occurred in the last years, besides mineral-rich pegmatites.
Owned by the Lundh Labrador company.
Mindat ArticlesLevel 0 to 2 pegmatite, 2007-2010. by Peter Andresen
77 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Carboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.