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Tantalite-(Mn) from
Morefield Mine (Morefield pegmatite), Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula:Mn2+Ta2O6
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:USGS Bulletin 248B (1952); Arthur A. Pegau (1932) Pegmatite Deposits of Virginia. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 33.; Richards, R. P., Kearns, L. E., & Cook, W. R. (1998). Morphology of Chiolite twins from the Morefield mine, Amelia County, Virginia. Canadian mineralogist, 36, 1009-1016.; Catlos, E. J., & Miller, N. R. (2016). Ion microprobe 208Th-208Pb ages from high common Pb monazite, Morefield Mine, Amelia County, Virginia: Implications for Alleghanian tectonics. American Journal of Science, 316(5), 470-503.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cleavelandite3 photos of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Amazonite2 photos of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Amazonite at this locality.
Microlite Group2 photos of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Microlite Group at this locality.
Prosopite1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Prosopite at this locality.
Gearksutite1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Gearksutite at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Albite at this locality.
Zinnwaldite1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Zinnwaldite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Kaolinite1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Kaolinite at this locality.
Rock Crystal1 photo of Tantalite-(Mn) associated with Rock Crystal at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tantalite-(Mn) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Morefield Mine (Morefield pegmatite), Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tantalite-(Mn)
5.5km (3.4 miles) A Pinchbeck No. 1 Mine (Pitchbeck No. 1 Mine; Pinchback Property Mine 63), Amelia (Amelia Court House), Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) B Rutherford No. 3 pegmatite (Rutherford No. 2 pegmatite; Rutherford Mines; Rutherford No. 1 pegmatite), Amelia (Amelia Court House), Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
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