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Alvite from
Tangen Feldspar Mine, Kragerø, Telemark, Norway

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Zircon var: Alvite
Formula:Zr(SiO4)
Comments:Highest values for Hf content in "alvites" from Tangen measured is about 15% (Andersen 1924, p 18).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Andersen, O. (1924) Statsgeologenes innberetninger for 1923. I. Kragerø omegn. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 122. Årbok for 1923, p. 9- 18
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)1 photo of Alvite associated with Betafite (of Hogarth 1977) at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Alvite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tangen Feldspar Mine, Kragerø, Telemark, Norway
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Nearest other occurrences of Alvite
0.3km (0.2 miles) Sjåen feldspar Mine (Høgsjåen), Kragerø, Telemark, Norway
45.4km (28.2 miles) Narestø Feldspar Quarry, Flosta Island, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
48.5km (30.1 miles) Høydalen (Høydalen seter), Tørdal, Drangedal, Telemark, Norway
50.1km (31.1 miles) Hella 1 Feldspar Quarry, Helle, Stokken, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
52.1km (32.3 miles) Alve Feldspar Quarry, Tromøy, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
90.8km (56.4 miles) Ljosland 04 (Thortveitittgruva), Knipan (Knipane), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
90.8km (56.4 miles) Ljosland 05 Quarry (Knipan 2), Knipan (Knipane), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
91.0km (56.5 miles) Ljosland 10 Feldspar Quarry (Storsynken), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
91.4km (56.8 miles) Ljosland 14 (Torvelona), Ljosland, Iveland, Aust-Agder, Norway
91.5km (56.9 miles) Landsverk 1 Feldspar Quarry (Jokeli), Landsverk, Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norway
 
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