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Titanite from
Batteriet, Nedre Eiker Church, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Titanite
Formula:CaTi(SiO4)O
Comments:Often altered to a mixture of anatase, brookite, synchisite, 1M muscovite and quartz
A 3 cm long crystal was found in 1997 (Nordrum 1998)
Habit:wedgeshaped crystal up to 1 cm long; small crystal aggragates
Colour:brown ; yellow
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Raade, G. (1969): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway, No 40. Cavity minerals from the permian biotite granite at Nedre Eiker Church. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift 49, 227-239
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Titanite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Batteriet, Nedre Eiker Church, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Titanite
7.4km (4.6 miles) Konnerudgata Quarry, Konnerud, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
11.4km (7.1 miles) Kleivene tunnel E18, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
11.6km (7.2 miles) Shore of Eikeren, Hamre, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
12.4km (7.7 miles) Øksne Quarry, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
14.2km (8.8 miles) Glomsrudkollen Zinc Mines, Åmot, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
14.3km (8.9 miles) Bakstevalåsen, Gunhildrud, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
15.0km (9.4 miles) Liertoppen, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
20.3km (12.6 miles) Vardåsen Tunnel, Asker, Akershus, Norway
23.0km (14.3 miles) Skafjellås, Sande, Vestfold, Norway
23.4km (14.6 miles) Hanekleiva tunnel, Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
 
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