Where did the mineral thulite get its name?

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  • Click the show button to view. Named after "Thule", the ancient name of Scandinavia (and mythical island). A pink variety of zoisite, frequently manganian, i.e. containing trivalent Mn (not manganoan, which refers to divalent Mn). Originally described from Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway.

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