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Iivaara (Ijola), Kuusamo, Northern Finland Region, Finland
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Schorlomite
Iivaara, Kuusamo, Northern Finland Region, Finland
 
 
Alkaline complex with ijolites grading to fenitic syenites. (The name ijolite comes from Ijola).

Mineral List

Aegirine-augite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Analcime
Cancrinite
Chalcopyrite
Epidote
Fluorapatite
var: Strontian Apatite
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Magnetite
Natrolite
Nepheline
Orthoclase
Pectolite
Phlogopite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Schorlomite
Sodalite
Titanite
Wollastonite
Zircon


24 entries listed. 22 valid minerals.

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References

Lehijärvi, Mauno 1960. The alkaline district of Iivaara, Kuusamo, Finland. Bull. Comm. Géol. Finlande N:o 185, p. 1-62, illus.

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