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Corundum from
Kleggåsen Ruby Quarry, Froland, Aust-Agder, Norway

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Corundum
Formula:Al2O3
Comments:Usual size of basal plane is 1 - 4 cm, but crystals up to 10 cm is known. Thickness of crystals are usualy to 1 cm.
Habit:(0001) and (1120), more rarely (1011).
Colour:Purplered - violet.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Oftedahl, Chr. (1963): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway No 19. Red corundum of Froland at arendal. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 43, 431-439
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kyanite17 photos of Corundum associated with Kyanite at this locality.
Fuchsite5 photos of Corundum associated with Fuchsite at this locality.
Biotite2 photos of Corundum associated with Biotite at this locality.
Oligoclase2 photos of Corundum associated with Oligoclase at this locality.
Ruby1 photo of Corundum associated with Ruby at this locality.
Phlogopite1 photo of Corundum associated with Phlogopite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Corundum data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kleggåsen Ruby Quarry, Froland, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Corundum
10.0km (6.2 miles) Blengsvatn, Froland, Aust-Agder, Norway
14.4km (8.9 miles) UHT granulite outcrop, Havsøysund, Hisøy (Hisø), Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
19.2km (11.9 miles) Gladstad, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway
22.4km (13.9 miles) Sunde bridge, Snaresund, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway
25.9km (16.1 miles) Rangleåsen, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway
45.7km (28.4 miles) Åneland 02 Feldspar Quarry (Smænelia), Åneland, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norway
 
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