Thortveitite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1911
     
 Formula: (Sc,Y)2Si2O7
 Essential Elements: Oxygen, Scandium, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Oxygen, Scandium, Silicon, Yttrium
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
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 References:
Dunn, Pete J. (1995). Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits. Franklin, NJ.: The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society. p.421


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 32, No. 1 - Spring 1991, pg. 9An Uncommon Margarite/Corundum Assemblage From Sterling Hill, New Jersey, Pete J. Dunn, Clifford Frondel, Thortveitite (small description)
     
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