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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Anatase
Formula:TiO2
Comments:Crystals to 1 mm found in cavities in "Drammens-granite". Often in pseudomorphoses after titanite.
Habit:dipyramid {111} / dipyramid {111} and {113} / tabular crystals {001} and {111}
Colour:yellowish brown; green; bluish black
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. + Neumann (1985, p. 75).
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Brookite
Muscovite
Synchysite-(Ce)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Anatase data
Locality Data:Click here to view Batteriet, Nedre Eiker Church, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
Nearest other occurrences of Anatase
12.4km (7.7 miles) Øksne Quarry, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
14.2km (8.8 miles) Glomsrudkollen Zinc Mines, Åmot, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
15.0km (9.4 miles) Liertoppen, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
20.3km (12.6 miles) Vardåsen Tunnel, Asker, Akershus, Norway
22.8km (14.2 miles) Roadcut RV 319, Kopstad, Hof, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
23.0km (14.3 miles) Skafjellås, Sande, Vestfold, Norway
23.4km (14.6 miles) Hanekleiva tunnel, Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
23.7km (14.7 miles) Elgskauåsen tunnel, Røyken, Buskerud, Norway
23.7km (14.7 miles) Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
24.6km (15.3 miles) Selvik, Sande, Vestfold, Norway
 
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