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Thortveitite from
Frikstad 03 Feldspar Quarry (Tuftane), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Thortveitite
Formula:Sc2Si2O7
Comments:Collected by Olav Landsverk - specimen in J.Ralph collection
Habit:Prismatic crystal in feldspar
Colour:Green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Neumann, H. & Sverdrup, T.L.(1960): Contributions to the mineralogy of Norway No. 8. Davidite from Tuftan, Iveland. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 40: 277-288
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Albite-Anorthite Series1 photo of Thortveitite associated with Albite-Anorthite Series at this locality.
Gadolinite-(Y)1 photo of Thortveitite associated with Gadolinite-(Y) at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Thortveitite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Frikstad 03 Feldspar Quarry (Tuftane), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Thortveitite
0.4km (0.2 miles) Frikstad 07 Feldspar Quarry (Slobrekka), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
1.1km (0.7 miles) Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
1.5km (1.0 miles) Eptevatnet 02 Thortveitite Quarry, Eptevatnet, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.2km (1.4 miles) Kåbuland 06 Feldspar Quarry (Tunnelen), Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.3km (1.4 miles) Kåbuland 01 Feldspar Quarry (Amerika), Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.8km (1.7 miles) Håverstad 01 Feldspar Quarry, Håverstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.1km (2.5 miles) Vatne, Vegusdal, Birkenes, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.4km (2.8 miles) Ljosland 04 (Thortveitittgruva), Knipan (Knipane), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
5.3km (3.3 miles) Ljosland 14 (Torvelona), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
5.5km (3.4 miles) Tjomstøl, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
 
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