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|Hardness:||5 - 6|
|Name:||Named after its chemical composition containing yttrium and its similarity to Columbite.|
This page provides mineralogical data about Yttrocolumbite-(Y).
Classification of Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/D.19-80|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.DB.25|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
B : With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
|Dana 8th edition ID:||18.104.22.168|
8 : MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
1 : ABO4
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||18.4.2|
18 : Niobates and Tantalates
4 : Niobates and tantalates containing both U and rare earths
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Physical Properties of Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
|Hardness (Mohs):||5 - 6|
Optical Data of Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
Chemical Properties of Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Y(U4+,Fe2+)Nb2O8|
|Essential elements:||Nb, O, U, Y|
|All elements listed in formula:||Fe, Nb, O, U, Y|
Relationship of Yttrocolumbite-(Y) to other Species
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Other Names for Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
Mem.Acad.Cien. Lisboa (1937), 1, 369
Internet Links for Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
Localities for Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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Locality Updated: Aggeneys, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape Province, South AfricaFrom Debbie Woolf, 17th Apr 2014 21:10:59