Larvikite

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Common Name: Larvikite
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Best Places: South Mainland (Boddam by Sumburgh)
Aka "Blue Granite"


Laurvikite is a form of igneous rock, and a variety of monzonite. In Shetland it is only found in erratics of Norwegian origin.

It takes its name from Larvik in Southern Norway.

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