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Eptevann 2 Feldspar Quarry, Eptevann, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway

Latitude: 58°27'N
Longitude: 7°51'E
A feldspar quarry (originally a test pit) worked in a granite pegmatite dike located near the Eptevann farm, about 50 m W of the main road.
Bjørlykke locality nr 85

Mineral List

Albite
var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Beryl
'Biotite'
Euxenite-(Y)
'Monazite'
Muscovite
Quartz
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile

Thortveitite
Xenotime-(Y) ?


12 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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References

- Schetelig, J. (1922): Thortveitit- Ein scandiumsilikat, (Sc,Y)2Si2O7. in Brøgger, W.C, Vogt, Th. & Schetelig, J. (1922): Die Mineralien der südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge. II. Silikate der seltenen Erde. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I.Mat-Naturv. Klasse 1922. 11, 51-87
- Bjørlykke, H.(1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
- Marble, J.P. and Glass, J.J. (1942): Some new data on thortveitite. American Mineralogist 27: 696-698[analysis of thortveitite from Eptevann 2]

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