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Cesplumtantite

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Formula:
(Cs,Na)2(Pb,Sb3+)3Ta8O24
System:
Tetragonal
Colour:
Colourless
Hardness:
7
This page provides mineralogical data about Cesplumtantite.

Classification of Cesplumtantite

Approved
4.DM.15

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
M : With large (+- medium-sized) cations; unclassified
8.7.11.1

8 : MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
7 : Miscellaneous
18.1.30

18 : Niobates and Tantalates
1 : Niobates and tantalates containing neither rare earths nor U
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Type Occurrence of Cesplumtantite

Year of Discovery:
1986

Physical Properties of Cesplumtantite

Adamantine
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent
Colour:
Colourless
Streak:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
7

Crystallography of Cesplumtantite

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 13.55Å, c = 6.44Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.475
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,182.40 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Optical Data of Cesplumtantite

Type:
Uniaxial

Chemical Properties of Cesplumtantite

Formula:
(Cs,Na)2(Pb,Sb3+)3Ta8O24
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Cesplumtantite to other Species

4.DM.05Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
4.DM.05Sosedkoite(K,Na)5Al2(Ta,Nb)22O60
4.DM.20EyseliteFe3+Ge34+O7(OH)
4.DM.25KuranakhitePbMn4+Te6+O6
18.1.1LithiotantiteLi(Ta,Nb)3O8
18.1.2LueshiteNaNbO3
18.1.3NatroniobiteNaNbO3
18.1.4FranconiteNa2Nb4O11 · 9H2O
18.1.5NatrotantiteNa2Ta4O11
18.1.6IrtyshiteNa2(Ta,Nb)4O11
18.1.7Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
18.1.8Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
18.1.9CalciotantiteCaTa4O11
18.1.10RynersoniteCa(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.11Microlite Group
18.1.12BelyankiniteCa1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)
18.1.13Latrappite(Ca,Na)(Nb,Ti,Fe)O3
18.1.14Hochelagaite(Ca,Na,Sr)(Nb,Ti,Si,Al)4O11 · 8H2O
18.1.15Bariomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.16ParabariomicroliteBaTa4O10(OH)2 · 2H2O
18.1.17Bariopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.18AlumotantiteAlTaO4
18.1.19SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
18.1.20Sosedkoite(K,Na)5Al2(Ta,Nb)22O60
18.1.21Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.22Stannomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.23Foordite(Sn,Pb)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.24ChangbaiitePbNb2O6
18.1.25Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)
18.1.26Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.27StibiocolumbiteSb(Nb,Ta)O4
18.1.28StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
18.1.29Natrobistantite
18.1.31Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)
18.1.32Cesstibtantite
18.1.34BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
18.1.35Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.36Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
18.1.37Gerasimovskite(Mn,Ca)(Nb,Ti)5O12 · 9H2O
18.1.38Tapiolite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.39Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.40WodginiteMn(Sn,Ta)Ta2O8
18.1.41Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
18.1.42Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
18.1.43Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
18.1.44Columbite(Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.45Tantalite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.46Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.47Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.48Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.50Strüverite(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
18.1.51 Staringite(Fe,Mn)x(Ta,Nb)2xSn6-3xO12

Other Names for Cesplumtantite

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Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Cesplumtantite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1989): 74: 501.

Internet Links for Cesplumtantite

Localities for Cesplumtantite

(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre) (TL)
 
  • Katanga (Shaba)
Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal 8/5 (1986), 92
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