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Molybdenite from
Langvatn Molybdenium Mines, Bykle, Aust-Agder, Norway

Locality type:Mine
Age information
Maximum recorded age:1041 Ma
Minimum recorded age:1022 Ma
Sample ages:
Recorded ageGeologic TimeSampleDating method
11036 to 1028 MaStenian - Re-Os
21028 to 1022 MaStenian - Re-Os
31041 to 1035 MaStenian - Re-Os
41034 to 1026 MaStenian - Re-Os
51037 to 1029 MaStenian - Re-Os
Sample references:
1 - Stein, H.J. and Bingen, B. (2002) 1.05-1.01 Ga Sveconorwegian metamorphism and deformation of the supracrustal sequence at Sæsvatn, South Norway: Re-Os dating of Cu-Mo mineral occurrences. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Vol. 204, pp. 319-335.
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Validity:Believed Valid
References:Burvald, I. (1983): Langvatn Molybdenforekomst. NAGS-nytt 10(3),12-15
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Langvatn Molybdenium Mines, Bykle, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Molybdenite
35.2km (21.8 miles) Holmavassheia, Sauda, Rogaland, Norway
50.5km (31.4 miles) Dalen Main mine, Dalen Molybdenum and Copper Mines, Dalen, Tokke, Telemark, Norway
53.3km (33.1 miles) Grusen Mine, Moisesberg Mines, Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway
53.8km (33.4 miles) Matskorhæ (Matskorhae), Hardangervidda West, Odda, Ullensvang, Vestland, Norway
53.9km (33.5 miles) Moberg Mine, Moisesberg Mines, Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway
53.9km (33.5 miles) Lampertischen Tauben Mine, Moisesberg Mines, Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway
55.9km (34.7 miles) Bø Mine, Bø-grenda, Valle, Aust-Agder, Norway
57.4km (35.7 miles) Mosnap mine, Moisesberg Mines, Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway
60.5km (37.6 miles) Bandaksli 4, Bandaksli Mo Mines, Bandaksli, Tokke, Telemark, Norway
60.6km (37.7 miles) Bandaksli 2, Bandaksli Mo Mines, Bandaksli, Tokke, Telemark, Norway
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