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Vesuvianite from
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Locality type:Municipality
Classification
Species:Vesuvianite
Formula:(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Comments:Schumacher (1801) wrote that vesuvianite was found in "old ages" in Arendal.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schumacher, C.F (1801): Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, 172pp
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vesuvianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Localities for Vesuvianite in this Region
Torbjørnsbu Mine, Barbudalen, Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nødebro Mine (Nøddebro), Øyestad, Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Vesuvianite
31.9km (19.8 miles) A Kil, Vestfjorden, Vegårshei, Aust-Agder, Norway
54.5km (33.9 miles) B Gimlekollen, Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
55.2km (34.3 miles) C Sødal quarries, Kalkheia, Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
56.4km (35.1 miles) D Eg (Eeg), Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
86.7km (53.9 miles) E Styggås, Ødegårdsbukta, Brunlanes, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway
91.8km (57.1 miles) F Strømsheia (Straumsheia), Valle, Aust-Agder, Norway
109.1km (67.8 miles) G Flekkeren, Skien, Telemark, Norway
113.5km (70.5 miles) H Kamfjord Quarry, Vesterøya, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway
114.3km (71.1 miles) I Gokstadhaugen roadcut, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway
114.6km (71.2 miles) J Aasmund Berg Quarries, Fokserød, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway
151.3km (94.0 miles) K Hamrefjell (Eikeren), Hamre, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
157.5km (97.9 miles) L Nikkerud Mines, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
157.7km (98.0 miles) M Rien Mine, Rien, Sande, Vestfold, Norway
159.8km (99.3 miles) N Henckels Prospect, Ryggkollen, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
166.5km (103.4 miles) O "Hans-Jørgen's locality", Myrseter area, Drammensmarka, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
166.6km (103.5 miles) P Myrseter vesuvianite occurrence, Myrseter area, Drammensmarka, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
166.8km (103.7 miles) Q Sauesetra, Drammensmarka, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
172.1km (106.9 miles) R Glomsrudkollen Zinc Mines, Åmot, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
177.1km (110.0 miles) S Vardåsen, Asker, Akershus, Norway
181.9km (113.0 miles) T Hørtekollen, Sylling, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
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