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Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite from
Ødegården apatite mines, Bamble, Telemark, Norway

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula:Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Comments:Brøgger & Bäckström (1888) described "dahllite" as a new mineral from Ødegården.
Habit:As 6-8 mm crust and veins on/in red apatite-(CaCl)
Colour:pale yellowish white
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: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. (Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, pp. 123-124); (Science 155, 1977, 1409); Nickel & Nichols (1991, "Mineral Reference Manual" p35).;
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ødegården apatite mines, Bamble, Telemark, Norway
 
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