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Wolframite from
Kainantu Mine (Bilimoia Au-Bi-W-Te deposit), Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Locality type:Mine
Species:'Wolframite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Validity:Believed Valid
References:ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wolframite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kainantu Mine (Bilimoia Au-Bi-W-Te deposit), Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
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