Bjordam, Bamble (Bamle), Telemark, Norway
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||58° 57' 40'' North , 9° 33' 27'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Bjordam (Bjordammen), Bamble kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge|
A farm area (the owner's family name is Bjordam). On the farmland there is an aventurine feldspar (Sunstone)-bearing pegmatite hosted in precambrian paragneises and amphibolite, locally also with anthophyllite-cordierite-phlogopite-sillimanite schists and a scapolite-bearing amphibolite.
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18 valid minerals.
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Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (p 73-74)
Dunn, P.J., Appleman, D., Nelen, J. A. & Norberg, J. (1977): Uvite, a new (old) commom member of the tourmaline group and it's implications for collectors. Mineralogical Record 8 (2): 100-108 [with an anlysis of dravite]
Visser, D. & Senior, A. (1991): Mg-rich dumortierite in cordierite-orthoamphibole bearing rocks from the highgrade Bamble Sector, South Norway. Mineralogical Magazine 55: 563-577 [analysis of dumortierite]
Larsen, A. O., Nordrum, F.S. & Austrheim, H. (1999): Turmaliner i Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 15: 21-30 [with an analysis of dravite from this locality]