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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
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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Locality Updated: Kamoyama mine, Ino, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Island, JapanFrom Alfredo Petrov, 20th Dec 2014 03:41:21