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Related to thortveitite: hemimorphite, euxenite, Hackmanite
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Noun1.thortveitite - a mineral consisting of scandium yttrium silicate; a source of scandium
atomic number 21, Sc, scandium - a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
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Also, Franco had a few specimens of the rare scandium minerals cascandite and thortveitite from Baveno, Italy.
5-cm specimen of thortveitite from the classic locality of Iveland, Norway among the Boydston material.