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Thortveitite from
Ljosland 04 (Thortveitittgruva), Knipan (Knipane), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway

Classification
Species:Thortveitite
Formula:Sc2Si2O7
Comments:Found in september 1910 by Olaus Thortveit in Ljoslandsknipan, identied at Mineralogical-Geologycal Museum of Oslo by Schetelig. But already in 1903, P. Schei found a mineral noted as Epidote?, in Landsverk, Evje, this was later identified as Thortveitit,
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Schetelig, J. (1922): Thortveitit- Ein scandiumsilikat, (Sc, Y)2Si2O7. in Brøgger, W.C, Vogt, Th. & Schetelig, J. (1922): Die MIneralien der südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge. II. Silikate der seltenen Erde. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I.Mat-Naturv. Klasse 1922. 11, 51-87
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Thortveitite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ljosland 04 (Thortveitittgruva), Knipan (Knipane), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Thortveitite
1.2km (0.8 miles) Ljosland 14 (Torvelona), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
1.9km (1.2 miles) Håverstad 01 Feldspar Quarry, Håverstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
3.2km (2.0 miles) Eptevatnet 02 Thortveitite Quarry, Eptevatnet, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
3.2km (2.0 miles) Tjomstøl, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.0km (2.5 miles) Vatne, Vegusdal, Birkenes, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.1km (2.5 miles) Frikstad 07 Feldspar Quarry (Slobrekka), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.2km (2.6 miles) Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.4km (2.8 miles) Frikstad 03 Feldspar Quarry (Tuftane), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.7km (2.9 miles) Æretveit 1 Feldspar Quarry, Æretveit, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
5.8km (3.6 miles) Kåbuland 06 Feldspar Quarry (Tunnelen), Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
 
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