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Northern Ravnås Prospect, Vinoren Southern Mines, Vinoren Silver Mine Field, Flesberg, Buskerud, Norwayi
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Northern Ravnås ProspectProspect
Vinoren Southern MinesGroup of Mines
Vinoren Silver Mine FieldMining Field
FlesbergMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 46' 57'' North , 9° 31' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Svene296 (2013)3.0km
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)14.4km
Hillestad302 (2010)23.5km
Notodden8,306 (2018)29.1km
Prestfoss465 (2014)29.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Nordre Ramnåsen
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Nordre Ravnås skjerp, Søndre Vinoren, Vinoren sølvgruvefelt, Flesberg, Buskerud, Norge


Old abandoned silver prospect. Calcite-quartz veins (a few mm to 10 cm in size) of the Kongsberg silver ore type has been prospected for silver.

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Mineral List


14 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Brewsterite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Colour: colorless
Description: crystals to 4mm long, consist mainly of brewsterite-Ba, with zones of brewsterite-Sr
Reference: Larsen, A.O.; Nordrum, F.S. & Erambert, M. (2003): Mineraler i brewsterittserien fra norske lokaliteter. Bergverksmuseet Skrift 25: 41-42
Brewsterite-Sr
Formula: (Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Description: As zones in up to 4 mm long clear crystals of brewsterite-Ba
Reference: Larsen, A.O.; Nordrum, F.S. & Erambert, M. (2003): Mineraler i brewsterittserien fra norske lokaliteter. Bergverksmuseet Skrift 25: 41-42
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153; Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. Stein 36 (2): 6-17
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153; Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. Stein 36 (2): 6-17
Heulandite-Ba (TL)
Formula: (Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Larsen, A.O., Nordrum,F.S., Döbelin, N., Armbruster, T., Petersen, O.V. & Erambert, M.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Found as filiform crystals.
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153; Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. Stein 36 (2): 6-17
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Larsen, A.O. et al.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153; Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. Stein 36 (2): 6-17

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Brewsterite-Ba9.GE.20(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brewsterite-Sr9.GE.20(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ba (TL)9.GE.05(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Brewsterite-Ba-(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Brewsterite-Sr-(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Heulandite-Ba (TL)-(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
H Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
O Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Al Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Si Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba Heulandite-Ba(Ba,Ca,K)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 22H2O
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Geological Survey of Norway. The Ore Database. Deposit Area 631 - 012. Ramnås gruver. (Last updated 21.aug.2018)
Larsen, A.O.; Nordrum, F.S. & Erambert, M. (2003): Mineraler i brewsterittserien fra norske lokaliteter. Bergverksmuseet Skrift 25: 41-42 [analysis of brewsterites]
Larsen, A.O., Nordrum,F.S., Döbelin, N., Armbruster, T., Petersen, O.V. & Erambert, M.(2005): Heulandite-Ba, a new zeolite species from Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 143-153
Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. Stein 36 (2): 6-17

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