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Mungwe mine, Numbi mining area, Numbi, Haut-Lomami, DR Congoi
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Mungwe mine- not defined -
Numbi mining area- not defined -
Numbi- not defined -
Haut-LomamiProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
9° South , 26° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Köppen climate type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
, , , Zaïre


Heavily weathered lepidolite subtype granitic pegmatite.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Katanga, DR CongoProvince (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Jan Loun, Milan Novák, Jan Cempírek, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Lubomír Prokeš, Marek Dosbaba, Renata Čopjaková (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist 56, 203-220.
'Columbite Group'
Reference: Jan Loun, Milan Novák, Jan Cempírek, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Lubomír Prokeš, Marek Dosbaba, Renata Čopjaková (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist 56, 203-220.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Jan Loun, Milan Novák, Jan Cempírek, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Lubomír Prokeš, Marek Dosbaba, Renata Čopjaková (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist 56, 203-220.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Jan Loun, Milan Novák, Jan Cempírek, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Lubomír Prokeš, Marek Dosbaba, Renata Čopjaková (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist 56, 203-220.
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Jan Loun, Milan Novák, Jan Cempírek, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Lubomír Prokeš, Marek Dosbaba, Renata Čopjaková (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist 56, 203-220.
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: Jan Loun, Milan Novák, Jan Cempírek, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Lubomír Prokeš, Marek Dosbaba, Renata Čopjaková (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist 56, 203-220.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite Group'-
'Lepidolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite Group'-
'Lepidolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
MnManganese
Mn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
FeIron
Fe Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8

References

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Loun, Jan, Novák, Milan, Cempírek, Jan, Škoda, Radek, Vašinová Galiová, Michaela, Prokeš, Lubomír, Dosbaba, Marek, and Čopjaková, Renata (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 203-220.


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