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Occurence 3035 - 301 Byrud
(Object Id: 8707)
(Last updated: 08.07.2021)

Location
County: Viken Municipality: Eidsvoll (3035)
Map 1:50000: Nannestad (1915-3) Map 1:250000: Hamar
Coordinate system: EU89-UTM Zone 32
East: 620830 m. North: 6700636 m.
Longitude: 11.1946940 Latitude: 60.4239220
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Resource
Resource Type: Gem stone minerals Resource Subtype: Emerald

Importance
Raw material meaning: Little Importance (reg. 18.02.2015)

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Operating method: Open pit mining Historical production:


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Abstract
In Norway, just one occurrence of emerald has been mined, located at the Byrud farm on the shore of Lake Mjøsa near Minnesund in Eidsvoll, about 70 km north of Oslo. The deposit was worked by an English company around 1900, and even today collectors are able to find good specimens.

Bibliography:
From NGU's Reference Archive:
Kvamsdal, Lars O. , 2009
Mineraler fra Byrud
;Norske Amatørgeologers Sammenslutning (NAGS);ARTIKKEL;Stein; No.36 (2);32-33 pages

Nordrum, Fred Steinar , 2006
The emerald deposit at Byrud, Eidsvold, South Norway
;Norsk Bergverksmuseum;ARTIKKEL;Skrift; No.33;s.9-16 pages
Abstract:
In Scandinavia, just one occurrence of emerald has been mined, located at the Byrud farm on the shore of Lake Mjøsa near Minnesund in Eidsvoll, about 70 km north of Oslo. The deposit was worked by an English company around 1900, and even today collectors are able to find good specimens.


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