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Name:Named in 1888 by Waldemar Christofer Brøgger and Helge Mattias Bäckström in honor of the Tellef Dahll [1825 Norway - 1893 Norway] and Johan Martin Dahll [1830 Norway - Norway 1877], brothers, Norwegian geologists and mineralogists. Tellef Dahll discovered the discredited element, norvegium.
Synonym of:Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite


First described from the Ødegården mines, Bamble, Telemark, Norway.

References for Dahllite

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Brögger, W. C and Bäckström, H. (1888): Über den "Dahllit", ein neues mineral von Ödegården, Bamle, Norwegen. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar (Stockholm) 1888 (7),1-4.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 879.

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  • Localities for Dahllite

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    • Maine
      • Androscoggin Co.
        • Poland
    King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
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        • Buckfield
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1.
        • Newry
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1.
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1.
        • Paris
    King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
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        • Rumford
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1.
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