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Amethyst from
Hanekleiva tunnel, Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway

Locality type:Tunnel
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Comments:Very nice sceptered amethyst crystals was found in this tunnel.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O., Bergstrøm, T. & Larsen, S. (1997): Die Zeptheramethyste von Holmestrand. Mineralien Welt. 8 (4): 45-50
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sceptre Quartz1 photo of Amethyst associated with Sceptre Quartz at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hanekleiva tunnel, Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
7.1km (4.4 miles) A Haslestad Quarry, Hof, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
17.6km (10.9 miles) B Nikkerud Mines, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
24.1km (15.0 miles) C 5-minuttern, Drammensmarka, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
28.4km (17.7 miles) D Liertoppen, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
30.6km (19.0 miles) E Oppsjøen Mine, Oppsjø, Dikemark, Asker, Akershus, Norway
34.3km (21.3 miles) F Borgeveien, Stokke, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway
53.3km (33.1 miles) G Midtstubakken, Vestre Aker, Oslo, Norway
82.8km (51.4 miles) H Nyseter Mines, Grua mining district, Grua, Lunner, Oppland, Norway
123.4km (76.7 miles) I Pålshaugen Mine, Feiring, Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway
140.1km (87.0 miles) J Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway
148.8km (92.5 miles) K Klodeborg og Landvik Quarry, Skrubbedalen, Stoa, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
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