Huttonite crystal on matrix, coated with earthy monazite-Ce. From Sorhallen Quarry, Ranea, Norbotten, Sweden. Field of view is about 4 mm. (Image courtesy Pavel Kartashov; unauthorized reproduction is prohibited.)

Formula: ThSiO4 Monoclinic


Huttonite is a rare colorless to white adamantine mineral found in certain complex pegmatites and associated placer deposits.

FLORENCE COUNTY: Huttonite is reported from the complex pegmatite dikes in T.39N. R.17E., near Fern (Falster, 1992, personal communication).