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Mumba, Masisi Mts, Nord-Kivu, DR Congoi
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Mumba- not defined -
Masisi MtsMountain Range
Nord-Kivu- not defined -
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 1° 49' South , 28° 49' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Zaïre


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Kivu, DR CongoRegion (Historical)

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4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: V.D.C. Daltry (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa : Zaire pp 33-62
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)' (FRL)
Type Locality:
Reference: Safiannikoff, A. and van Wambeke, L. (1961): Sur un terme plombifère du groupe pyrochlore-microlite. Bulletin de la Société Francaise de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 84: 382-384
Rankamaite (TL)
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
Reference: Safiannikoff, A. and van Wambeke, L. (1961): Sur un terme plombifere du groupe pyrochlore-microlite. Bulletin de la Société Francaise de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 84: 382-384
Simpsonite
Formula: Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Reference: V.D.C. Daltry (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa : Zaire pp 33-62
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: V.D.C. Daltry (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa : Zaire pp 33-62

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
'Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)' (TL)4.DH.15
Rankamaite (TL)4.DM.05(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
Simpsonite4.DC.10Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6

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
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)' (FRL)8.2.2.3
AB2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Miscellaneous
Rankamaite (TL)8.7.6.1(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
Simpsonite8.7.5.1Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
H SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
OOxygen
O Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
O CassiteriteSnO2
O SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
NaSodium
Na Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
AlAluminium
Al Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
Al SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
KPotassium
K Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
Ta SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
PbLead
Pb Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31

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