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Hydroxykenomicrolite from
Forrestania Rubellite pegmatite (Mount Hope pegmatite), Mount Holland pegmatite field, Yilgarn shire, Western Australia, Australia

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:Hydroxykenomicrolite
Formula:(◻,Na,Sb3+)2Ta2O6(OH)
Comments:The samples studied and originally named as Cesstibtantite is a zero-valent-dominant microlite, and may be hydroxykenomicrolite, according to the new nomenclature of the Pyrochlore Supergroup . But there is not possible to prove it. (Atencio et al. 2010)
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Nickel, E. H., Robinson, B. W., (1985) Kimrobinsonite, a new tantalum mineral from Western Australia, and its association with cesstibtantite. The Canadian Mineralogist: 23: 573-576; Atencio D., Andrade M.B., Christy A.G., Giere R., Kartashov P.M. (2010): The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 569-594.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hydroxykenomicrolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Forrestania Rubellite pegmatite (Mount Hope pegmatite), Mount Holland pegmatite field, Yilgarn shire, Western Australia, Australia
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