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Cleveite

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Name:In honour of Per Theodor Cleve (1840-1905)- Swedish chemist, mineralogist and oceanograph.
A variety of Uraninite

A REE-and Th-bearing variety of uraninite. Presence of (Y, Ce, etc.)2O3 extends to at least 10%. Related to bröggerite.
The first portions of terrestrial Helium (He) were obtained during Cleveite dissolution in sulfuric acid (Ramsey 23 March of 1895 - 27 years later of discovery of He on the Sun).
First described by Nordenskiöld (1878) from the Garta feldspar quarry, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway.

Classification of Cleveite

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Health Warning:Strong radioactive.

References for Cleveite

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Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar , 4: 28-32

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 614.

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  • Localities for Cleveite

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Arendal
        • Stokken
    Nordenskiöld, A.E. (1878): Mineralogiska bidrag 5. Cleveit, ett nytt yttro-uran mineral från Garta felsspatsbrott nära Arendal. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar , 4: 28-32
      • Evje og Hornnes
        • Åvesland
    Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse nr 128b, p 94-95
      • Iveland
        • Tveit
    Bjørlykke, H. (1934): The Mineral Paragenesis and Classification of the Granite Pegmatites of Iveland, Setesdal, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 14, 211-311
    • Østfold
      • Halden
    Bjørlykke, H. (1939): Feltspat V. De sjeldne mineraler på de norske granittiske pegmatittganger. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 154
      • Sarpsborg
        • Skjeberg
          • Setreåsen
    Bjørlykke, H. (1939): Feltspat V. De sjeldne mineraler på de norske granittiske pegmatittganger. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 154. 77p.
    Broch, O. A. (1934): Feltspat IV. Forekomster i Akershus og Østfold øst for Glomma. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 141, 1-119 (pp. 90-91)
    Broch, O. A. (1934): Feltspat IV. Forekomster i Akershus og Østfold øst for Glomma. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 141, 1-119 (pp.83-84)
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