New monographs on famous mineral localities are always welcome by the mineralogical community, and this handsome volume is no exception. This book will please especially those amateurs and professionals interested in the mineralogy of alkaline rocks. The book documents multiple mineral occurrences and minerals of the Larvik Plutonic Complex, covering an area of over 1000 km2 set in the Permian Oslorift of southern Norway. It is one of the best known alkaline complexes in the world, in the same leagueas Khibiny and Lovozero (Russia), Mont Saint-Hilaire (Canada), Ilímaussaq and Igaliko (Greenland). The Larvik Plutonic Complex as a name is...

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