Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Thortveitite from
Eptevatnet 02 Thortveitite Quarry, Eptevatnet, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Thortveitite
Formula:Sc2Si2O7
Chemical Analyses:
Oxide wt%:
1
SiO245.79 %
MgO0.17 %
MnO0.53 %
ThO20.09 %
Sc2O334.32 %
La2O3 etc.1.48 %
Y2O3 etc9.52 %
Fe2O32.95 %
Al2O34.95 %
TiO2<0.01 %
U2O30.00 %
CaO0.24 %
H2O0.07 %
Total:100.11 %
Sample references:
SampleReference
1 - Marble, J.P. and Glass, J.J. (1942): Some new data on thortveitite. American Mineralogist 27: 696-698
Habit:Prismatic crystals
Colour:greyish-green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
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; Marble, J.P. and Glass, J.J. (1942): Some new data on thortveitite. American Mineralogist 27: 696-698
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Thortveitite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Eptevatnet 02 Thortveitite Quarry, Eptevatnet, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Thortveitite
1.0km (0.6 miles) Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
1.2km (0.7 miles) Frikstad 07 Feldspar Quarry (Slobrekka), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
1.5km (1.0 miles) Frikstad 03 Feldspar Quarry (Tuftane), Frikstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.0km (1.2 miles) Håverstad 01 Feldspar Quarry, Håverstad, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.6km (1.6 miles) Kåbuland 06 Feldspar Quarry (Tunnelen), Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.7km (1.7 miles) Kåbuland 01 Feldspar Quarry (Amerika), Kåbuland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
2.8km (1.8 miles) Vatne, Vegusdal, Birkenes, Aust-Agder, Norway
3.2km (2.0 miles) Ljosland 04 (Thortveitittgruva), Knipan (Knipane), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
4.2km (2.6 miles) Ljosland 14 (Torvelona), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
5.1km (3.1 miles) Tjomstøl, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: July 23, 2019 06:06:25
Go to top of page