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Stibiotantalite from
Murrua (Morrua; Morrua Mine), Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Classification
Species:Stibiotantalite
Formula:Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Habit:Tabular orthorhombic crystals to 10 x 10.5 cm
Colour:Amber yellow to smoky yellow brown.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Wet Chemical
References
References:Schappmann, J. (2005): Die gruben Morrua, Marropino und Maria III in der Pegmatitregion Alto Ligonha im Norden von Mozambique. Mineralien-Welt 16 (2): 34-46
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Stibiotantalite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Murrua (Morrua; Morrua Mine), Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
Nearest other occurrences of Stibiotantalite
71.7km (44.6 miles) A Naipa mine, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
72.2km (44.9 miles) B Muiâne pegmatite (Emdal Mines), Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
72.6km (45.1 miles) C Maridge Pegmatite, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
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