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Scandian Ixiolite (of von Knorring)

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A variety of Ixiolite

Probably a new species because of the Nb-dominance (ixiolite is defined as being Ta-dominant).


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Chemical Properties of Scandian Ixiolite (of von Knorring)Hide


First Recorded Occurrence of Scandian Ixiolite (of von Knorring)Hide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Monazite2 photos of Scandian Ixiolite (of von Knorring) associated with Monazite on

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Scandian Ixiolite (of von Knorring)Hide

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von Knorring, O., Sahama, Th.G. & Lehtinen, M. (1969): Scandian ixiolite from Mozambique and Madagascar. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland, 41, 75-77.
Wise, M.A., Černý, P., Falster, A.U. (1998): Scandium substitution in columbite-group minerals and ixiolite. Canadian Mineralogist 36, 673-680.

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Localities for Scandian Ixiolite (of von Knorring)Hide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
v. Knorring, O. V., Sahama, Th.G. (1969): Scandian ixiolite from Mozambique and Madagascar. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland. 41: 75-77
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
P.M. Kartashov analytical data of 2005
v. Knorring, O. V., Sahama, Th.G. (1969): Scandian ixiolite from Mozambique and Madagascar. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland. 41: 75-77
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Krasnyi Chikoy
          • Malkhan pegmatite field (Malchan; "Malechansk")
Badanina, E.V., Gordienko, V.V., Wiechowski, A., and Friedrich, G. (2008): Geology of ore Deposits 50(8), 772-781.
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