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Betafite (of Hogarth 1977) from
Unnamed U occurrence, Hector, Cady Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Locality type:Occurrence
Species:Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)
Formula:(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Comments:Occurs as partly altered small crystals to 6 mm diameter with cyrtolite in a mass of dark minerals, mostly biotite and magnetite, in a pegmatite.
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Hewett, Donnel Foster & Jewell Jeannette Glass (1953), Two uranium-bearing pegmatite bodies in San Bernardino County, California American Mineralogist: 38: 1048; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 166, 392; Seaman, A.E. (1976), Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
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Mineral Data:Click here to view Betafite (of Hogarth 1977) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Unnamed U occurrence, Hector, Cady Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)
71.4km (44.4 miles) Unnamed REE pegmatite [1], Rainbow Wells, Marl Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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