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Scandian Ixiolite (of Bergstøl)

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Formula:
~(Ta,Nb,Ti,Sc,Sn,Fe)
 
4
O
 
8
A variety of Ixiolite

A scandium-rich variety of ixiolite. The most Sc-rich samples are Sc-dominant (Bergstøl & Juve, 1988).
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Classification of Scandian Ixiolite (of Bergstøl)

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Chemical Properties of Scandian Ixiolite (of Bergstøl)

Formula:
~(Ta,Nb,Ti,Sc,Sn,Fe)
 
4
O
 
8
Simplified for copy/paste:~(Ta,Nb,Ti,Sc,Sn,Fe)4O8
Essential elements:O, Ta
All elements listed in formula:Fe, Nb, O, Sc, Sn, Ta, Ti

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Scandian Ixiolite (of Bergstøl)

Reference List:

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Bergstøl, S. & Juve, G. (1988): Scandian ixiolite, pyrochlore and bazzite in granite pegmatite in Tørdal, Telemark, Norway. A contribution to the mineralogy and geochemistry of scandium and tin. Mineral. Petrol., 38, 229-243.

Wise, M.A., Černý, P., Falster, A.U. (1998): Scandium substitution in columbite-group minerals and ixiolite. Canadian Mineralogist 36, 673-680.

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  • Localities for Scandian Ixiolite (of Bergstøl)

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    Norway
     
    • Telemark
      • Drangedal
        • Tørdal
    Bergstøl, S. & Juve, G. (1988): Scandian ixiolite, pyrochlore and bazzite in granite pegmatite in Tørdal, Telemark, Norway. A contribution to the mineralogy and geochemistry of scandium and tin. Mineral. Petrol., 38, 229-243; Raade, G. & Kristiansen, R. (2000a): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the Heftetjern granite pegmatite, Tørdal: a progress report. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 17, 19-25
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