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Grossular-Hibschite Series from
Øvstebø, Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway

Classification
Species:'Grossular-Hibschite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Analyses done by Neumann & Svinndal give this result; 93,2mol% grossular, 4,0mol% tri-calcium-aluminiumhexahydrate, 1,9mol% spessartine, 0,7mol% pyrope and 0,2mol% almandine.
XRD and SEM analysis of similar material done at NHM, Oslo gave grossular (Selbekk 2010). New studies are needed.
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Wachtmeister, T. (1831): Undersøkning af ett hvitt Granatformigt mineral från Norrige. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 1831, 155-158; Neumann, H. & Svinndal, S.(1955): The Cyprin-Thulite deposit at Øvstebø, near Kleppan in Sauland, Telemark, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 34,139-156 p. 155); Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM. 552p (p. 295)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Piemontite1 photo of Grossular-Hibschite Series associated with Piemontite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Grossular-Hibschite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Øvstebø, Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway
 
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