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Columbite-(Mn)

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Formula:
(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Colour:
Black to brownish black; reddish brown in transmitted light
Lustre:
Vitreous, Sub-Metallic
Hardness:
6
Specific Gravity:
5.20 - 6.65
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series.

Formerly known as manganocolumbite.


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Classification of Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
4.DB.35

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
B : With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
8.3.2.4

8 : MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
3 : AB2O6
18.1.39

18 : Niobates and Tantalates
1 : Niobates and tantalates containing neither rare earths nor U

Physical Properties of Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Vitreous, Sub-Metallic
Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent, Opaque
Colour:
Black to brownish black; reddish brown in transmitted light
Streak:
Dark red to black
Hardness:
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Distinct on {100}, less distinct on {010}.
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal
Density:
5.20 - 6.65 g/cm3 (Measured)    5.30 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Formula:
(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
IMA Formula:
Mn2+Nb2O6

Crystallography of Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pbcn
Cell Parameters:
a = 14.433(2) Å, b = 5.7637(7) Å, c = 5.0832(8) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.504 : 1 : 0.882
Unit Cell V:
422.86 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Crystals short prismatic or equant, also tabular; in groups of parallel or subparallel crystals; massiv.
Twinning:
On {021} and {023}, may produce pseudohexagonal trillings.
Comment:
Synthetic material. Strong subcell has b/3.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Synonyms of Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Other Language Names for Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Relationship of Columbite-(Mn) to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth.
Qitianlingite(Fe,Mn)2(Nb,Ta)2WO10Orth.
Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Beryl17 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Beryl on mindat.org.
Albite8 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Albite on mindat.org.
Euxenite-(Y)7 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Euxenite-(Y) on mindat.org.
Quartz6 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Hydroxycalciomicrolite5 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Hydroxycalciomicrolite on mindat.org.
Orthoclase4 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Orthoclase on mindat.org.
Microcline4 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Microcline on mindat.org.
Cleavelandite4 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Cleavelandite on mindat.org.
Muscovite4 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Muscovite on mindat.org.
Elbaite3 photos of Columbite-(Mn) associated with Elbaite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.DB.05ArgutiteGeO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05CassiteriteSnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05PlattneritePbO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.05PyrolusiteMnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05RutileTiO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4Tet.
4.DB.05TugarinoviteMoO2Mon.
4.DB.05Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
4.DB.10ByströmiteMgSb2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.10OrdoñeziteZnSb2O6Tet.
4.DB.15bAkhtenskiteε-Mn4+O2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
4.DB.15cNsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2Hex.
4.DB.15aParamontroseiteV4+O2Orth.
4.DB.15aRamsdelliteMn4+O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.20Scrutinyiteα-PbO2Orth.
4.DB.25IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8Mon.
4.DB.25Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8Orth.
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.25SrilankiteZrTi2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.25Yttrocolumbite-(Y)Y(U4+,Fe2+)Nb2O8
4.DB.25Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8Mon.
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Yb)(Yb,Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30FerberiteFeWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30HübneriteMnWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30Sanmartinite(Zn,Fe)WO4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.DB.30KrasnoselskiteCoWO4Mon.
4.DB.30HeftetjerniteScTaO4Mon. 2/m
4.DB.30HuanzalaiteMgWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.35Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth.
4.DB.35Qitianlingite(Fe,Mn)2(Nb,Ta)2WO10Orth.
4.DB.35Magnocolumbite(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.40FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
4.DB.40LithiotantiteLiTa3O8Mon.
4.DB.40LithiowodginiteLiTa3O8Mon.
4.DB.40TitanowodginiteMn2+TiTa2O8Mon.
4.DB.40WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
4.DB.40FerrotitanowodginiteFe2+TiTa2O8Mon.
4.DB.40WolframowodginiteMn(Mn,Sn,Fe,Ta)(W,Ta,Nb)2O8
4.DB.45TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)Mon.
4.DB.50Carmichaelite(Ti,Cr,Fe)[O2-x(OH)x]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.DB.55AlumotantiteAlTaO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.60Biehlite((Sb,As)O)2[MoO4]Mon.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

8.3.2.1Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
8.3.2.2Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
8.3.2.3Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
8.3.2.5Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

18.1.1LithiotantiteLiTa3O8Mon.
18.1.2LueshiteNaNbO3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
18.1.3NatroniobiteNaNbO3Mon.
18.1.4FranconiteNa(Nb2O5)(OH) · 3H2OMon.
18.1.5NatrotantiteNa2Ta4O11Mon.
18.1.6IrtyshiteNa2(Ta,Nb)4O11Hex.
18.1.7Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
18.1.8Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
18.1.9CalciotantiteCaTa4O11Hex.
18.1.10RynersoniteCaTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
18.1.11Microlite GroupIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
18.1.12BelyankiniteCa1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)Amor.
18.1.13LatrappiteCa2NbFe3+O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
18.1.14Hochelagaite(Ca,Na,Sr)(Nb,Ti,Si,Al)4O11 · 8H2OMon.
18.1.15Bariomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
18.1.16ParabariomicroliteBaTa4O10(OH)2 · 2H2OTrig.
18.1.17Bariopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)A2Nb2(O,OH)6ZIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
18.1.18AlumotantiteAlTaO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
18.1.19SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)Trig. 3 : P3
18.1.20Sosedkoite(K,Na)5Al2(Ta,Nb)22O60Orth.
18.1.21Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6Mon.
18.1.22Stannomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.23FoorditeSn2+(Nb,Ta)2O6Mon. 2/m : B2/b
18.1.24ChangbaiitePbNb2O6Trig.
18.1.25Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
18.1.26Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.27StibiocolumbiteSb(Nb,Ta)O4Orth. mm2
18.1.28StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4Orth. mm2
18.1.29Natrobistantite
18.1.30Cesplumtantite(Cs,Na)2(Pb,Sb3+)3Ta8O24Tet.
18.1.31Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)
18.1.32Cesstibtantite
18.1.34BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4Orth.
18.1.35Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
18.1.36Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
18.1.37Gerasimovskite(Mn,Ca)(Nb,Ti)5O12 · 9H2O
18.1.38Tapiolite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
18.1.40WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
18.1.41Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8Orth.
18.1.42Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
18.1.43Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
18.1.44ColumbiteOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
18.1.45Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.46Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
18.1.47Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
18.1.48Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth.
18.1.50Strüverite(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
18.1.51 Staringite(Fe,Mn)x(Ta,Nb)2xSn6-3xO12

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Columbite-(Mn)Hide

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American Mineralogist (1995): 80: 613-619.
E. J. Kinast, O. Isnard, J. B. M. da Cunha, M. A. Z. de Vasconcellos and C. A. dos Santos (2011): A new approach for the determination of multiple cation locations and ordering, using the example of natural and heat-treated columbites. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 44, 738-746.

Internet Links for Columbite-(Mn)Hide

Localities for Columbite-(Mn)Hide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Afghanistan
 
  • Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan)
    • Chapa Dara District
Jesse Fisher specimen
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
      • Sierra de Córdoba
Demartis, M., Melgarejo, J. C., Colombo, F., Alfonso, P., Coniglio, J. E., Pinotti, L. P., & D’Eramo, F. J. (2014). Extreme F activities in late pegmatitic events as a key factor for LILE and HFSE enrichment: The Ángel pegmatite, central Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 52(2), 247-269.
  • Salta
    • La Poma department
      • Nevados de Palermo
        • El Quemado district
Galliski et al. (2001) Bismutotantalite from northwestern Argentina: description and crystal structure. Can. Mineral. 39, 103-110.
  • San Luis
    • Coronel Pringles department
      • El Trapiche
        • Las Águilas deposit
Miguel Á. Galliski, María Florencia Márquez-Zavalía, Raúl Lira, Jan Cempírek and Radek Škoda (2012) Mineralogy and Origin of the Dumortierite-Bearing Pegmatites of Virorco, San Luis, Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist 50:873-894.
      • Totoral pegmatitic field
Miguel Ángel Galliski, María Florencia Márquez-Zavalía, Petr Černý, Julio César Oyarzábal, Ana Cecilia Mugas Lobos (2015) The anatomy of an albite-type granitic pegmatite from the Totoral pegmatite field, San Luis, Argentina. Journal of Geosciences, 60:31–44
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Mount Isa City Shire
Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Mt Babbage area (Inlier)
Wulser PA et al. U-Th-REE mobility in and around the Mt Painter & Mt Babbage inliers, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia. 2005, Abstracts Geol. Soc. Austra. Vol.78
        • Umberatana
mentioned references in description
  • Western Australia
    • Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire
      • Greenbushes Tinfield
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia
    • Coolgardie Shire
      • Gibraltar Goldfield
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p 220
Keith Compton collection
M. Jacobson, M. Calderwood, B. Grguric; Pegmatites of Western Australia; (Perth 2007); Report of the Department of Mines for the State of Western Australia for the Year 1942 . pp 84-85
    • Cue Shire
      • Coodardy Station
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Marble Bar
On Tapiolite in the Pilbara Goldfield, Western Australia; E.S. Simpson; Mineralogical Magazine, June 1917, V18, pp107-121
      • Shaw River District
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth 2007
    • Mount Magnet Shire
      • Mount Farmer Station
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric;, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007): Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
    • Port Hedland Shire
      • Abydos Station
Simpson, E.S. (1928) Famous Mineral Localities: Wodgina North West Australia, The American Mineralogist, Vol 13, No.9 September pp 457-468, 1928. Fetherston J.M, Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C., (2013) Gemstones of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 306p.
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 359
        • Wodgina
Sweetapple, M.T., Cornellius, H., Collins, P.L.F. (2001), Tantalum Mineralisation of the Wodgina Pegmatite District: The Wodgina and Mt Cassiterite Pegmatite Orebodies, pp 47-58, September 2001
Sweetapple, M.T., Cornellius, H., Collins, P.L.F. (2001) Tantalum Mineralisation of the Wodgina District: The Wodgina and Mt Cassiterite Pegmatite Orebodies, pp 48-57, Sept 2001. ; Fetherston, J.M. (2004) Tantalum in Western Australia: Western Australia Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Bulletin 22, 162p.
Simpson, Edward S. (1928) Famous Mineral Localities: Wodgina, North West Australia, American Mineralogist, Vol. 13, No. 9, September 1928, pp.457-468.
      • Mugarinya Community (Yandearra; Yandeearra; Yandeyarra)
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007). Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B. (2007), Pegmatites of Western Australia, 2007
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
      • Wallareenya Station
        • Pilgangoora (Pilgangoora Mining Centre; Lynas Find; McPhees Patch; Mount York)
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B. (2007), Pegmatites of Western Australia, 2007
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B,. (2007), Pegmatites of Western Australia, 2007
Fetherston, J.M. (2004), Tantalum in Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 22, GSWA, 02 Apr 2004
    • Ravensthorpe Shire
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I. (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
    • Upper Gascoyne Shire
      • Yinnietharra (Yinnietharra Station; Yinnetharra)
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M.I. Jacobson, M.A. Calderwood, B. A. Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M.I. Jacobson, M.A. Calderwood, B.A. Grguric; Hesperian Press Perth 2007
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M.I. Jacobson, M.A. Calderwood, B.A. Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, WA
Pegamtites of Western Australia; M.I. Jacobson, M.A. Calderwood, B.A. Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007
    • Yalgoo Shire
      • Noongal Station
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, p 656
Benin
 
  • Collines Department
    • Ouèssè Commune
Wolfgang Hampel, June 2015
Bolivia
 
  • Santa Cruz Department
    • Ñuflo de Chavez Province
EDS Analysis Frank Keutsch
RRUFF specimen
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Itinga
      • Taquaral
        • Piauí valley
Luis Menezes
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Junco do Seridó
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
      • Nova Palmeira
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.; Beurlen, H., Soares, D. R., Thomas, R., Prado-Borges, L. E., & Castro, C. D. (2005). Mineral chemistry of tantalate species new in the Borborema Pegmatitic Province, Northeast Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(1), 169-182
      • Picuí
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
  • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Carnaúba dos Dantas
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
      • Equador
Färber, G. & Witzke, T. (2011): Exotische Pseudomorphosen aus Brasilien: Waylandit nach Wismutglanz. Lapis 36 (5), 42-43.
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Nb–Ta–(Ti–Sn) oxide mineral chemistry as tracer of rare element granitic pegmatite fractionation in the Borborema Province, Northeastern Brazil. Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Rob Lavinsky specimen
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Baumgartner et al (2006), Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 69-86.
      • Parelhas
[MinRec 29:196]; Beurlen, H., Soares, D. R., Thomas, R., Prado-Borges, L. E., & Castro, C. D. (2005). Mineral chemistry of tantalate species new in the Borborema Pegmatitic Province, Northeast Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(1), 169-182.
Beurlen, H.; Müller, A.; Silva, D.; Da Silva, M.R.R. (2011): Petrogenetic significance of LA-ICP-MS trace-element data on quartz from the Borborema Pegmatite Province, northeast Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine 75, 2703-2719.
Baumgartner et al (2006), Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 69-86.
Baumgartner et al (2006), Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 69-86.
Burundi
 
  • Cibitoke Province
    • SW Cibitoke B
Melcher, F., Graupner, T., Gäbler, H. E., Sitnikova, M., Henjes-Kunst, F., Oberthür, T., ... & Dewaele, S. (2015). Tantalum–(niobium–tin) mineralisation in African pegmatites and rare metal granites: Constraints from Ta–Nb oxide mineralogy, geochemistry and U–Pb geochronology. Ore Geology Reviews, 64, 667-719.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Revelstoke Mining Division
      • Revelstoke
DIXON,A., CEMPIREK, J. & GROAT, L.A. (2014) Mineralogy and geochemistry of pegmatites on Mount Begbie, British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 129-164.
  • Manitoba
    • Bird River Greenstone Belt
M. Masau, P. Cerny, M.A. Cooper, R. Chapman & J. Grice (2002) Can. Mineral. 40, 1649-1655
    • Cross Lake
      • North Group
Alan Anderson M.Sc Thesis
      • South Group
Alan Anderson M.Sc. Thesis
    • Lac-du-Bonnet area
      • Bernic Lake
Econ Geol (1995) 90:658-675
  • Nunavut
    • Baffin Island
      • Foxe pegmatite field
P.B. Tomascak, M.A. Wise, P. Cerni, and D.L. Trueman (1994) Reconnaissance studies of four pegmatite populations in the Northwest Territories. pp 33-62. in W.D. Sinclair and D.G. Richardson eds. Studies Of Rare-Metal Deposits In The Northwest Territories. Geological Survey Of Canada Bulletin 475
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Pakeagama Lake Area
Andrew G. Tindle, Fred W. Breaks and Julie B. Selway (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype granitic pegmatites; evidence of fractionation and contamination from the Paleagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist 40:753-78; Breaks, F. W., Tindle, A. G., & Smith, S. R. The Pakeagama Lake Pegmatite: Continued Field and Laboratory Investigation of Highly Evolved, Complex-Type, Petalite-Subtype Rare-Element Mineralization in the Berens River-Sachigo Subprovince Boundary Zone
      • Paterson Lake Area
Tindle, A.G. & Breaks, F.W. (1998) Oxide minerals of the Separation Rapids rare-element granitic pegmatite group, northwestern Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 609-635. Tindle, A.G., Breaks, F.W. and Webb, P.C. (1998) Wodginite-group minerals from the Separation Rapids Rare-Element Granitic Pegmatite Group, northwestern Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 637-658. ontariominerals.com
      • Root Lake pegmatite group
        • Root Lake Area
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines MDI Number: MDI52J13NE00005
Tindle, A. G., Selway, J. B. & Breaks, F. W. (2005): Liddicoatite and associated species from the McCombe spodumene-subtype rare-element granitic pegmatite, northwestern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 43, 769-793.
Canadian Mineralogist 36, 609; Tindle, A.G., Breaks, F.W., and Selway, J.B. (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype gramitic pegmatites: evidence of fractionation and contamination from Pakeagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 753-788.
    • Parry Sound District
      • Chapman Township
T. S. Ercit (1994) The geochemistry and crystal chemistry of columbite-group minerals from granitic pegmatites, southwestern Grenville Province, Canadian Shield. The Canadian Mineralogist 32:421-438
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • Témiscamingue RCM
        • Lac Sairs
Ann P. Sabina - Rocks and minerals for the collector : Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Québec - Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous report 48
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
YAKOVLEVA, O.S., PEKOV, I.V., HORVÁTH, L., BRYZGALOV, I.A., YAPASKURT, V.O., and GUSEVA, E.V. (2010b) Mineralogy, geochemistry and genesis of high-alumina fenites of the Mont Saint-Hilaire alkaline pluton, Québec, Canada. Geology of Ore Deposits, 52, 795-805.
    • Outaouais
      • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
        • Val-des-Monts
Hilderley, M., Ercit, T.S., Rowe, R.A. (2006) 33rd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, abstracts, 13-14.
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Guilin Prefecture
      • Gongcheng Co.
        • Limu Ta-Sn ore field
Pengfei Zhou, Dongsheng Ma, Yang Cai, Haifeng Ding, and Chunyan Yao (2009): Geological Journal of China Universities 15(3), 417-428
      • Quanzhou Co.
Renke Li and Xuming Zhang (1995): Geology and Prospecting 31(6), 15-22
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo Mining District
        • Bayan Obo
Zonglin Hou (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(7), 1-5, 22
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Ganzhou Prefecture
      • Quannan Co.
Zongzhen Zhang (1974): Geochimica 3(4), 249-257; Wenlan Zhang, Renmin Hua, and Rucheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 158-165, 120
    • Yichun Prefecture
      • Yuanzhou District
        • Yichun complex (Yashan batholith)
Desong Lin (1993): Mineral Resources and Geology 7(4), 262-266; Xiaolong Huang, Rucheng Wang, Xiaoming Chen, Huan Hu, and Changshi Liu (2002): Canadian Mineralogist 40(4), 1047-1068; Lin Yin, Pollard, P.J., Hu Shouxi, and Taylor, R.G. (1995): Economic Geology 90(3), 577-585
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
          • Koktokay pegmatite field (Keketuohai pegmatite field)
            • Altay Mine
Zhang et al. 2004, Mineralogical Magazine Vol 68, pp. 739-756.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald)
Miloš René und Radek Škoda (2011): Nb-Ta-Ti oxides fractionation in rare-metal granites: Krásno-Horní Slavkov ore district, Czech Republic. Mineralogy and Petrology 103, 37-48.
      • Lázně Kynžvart (Bad Königswart)
Černý, P., Veselovský, F.: Pegmatit Bílý kámen (Weisser Stein) u Kynžvartu. Minerál, 2000, roč. 8, č. 1, s. 10-16.
    • South Bohemia Region
      • České Budějovice (Budweis)
Welser, P.: Minerály pegmatitů a alpské parageneze z Rudolfova u Českých Budějovic. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2002, roč. 10, s. 293-297.
      • Český Krumlov
Welser, P. et al.: Lithný pegmatit Nová Ves. Minerál, Special volume, 2007, roč. 15.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Šumperk (Mährisch Schönberg)
        • Branná (Kolštejn; Goldenstein)
Novák, M. et al.: Beryl-columbitový pegmatit z Branné, Hrubý Jeseník. Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., 2003, 88, 113-122.
        • Maršíkov (Marchendorf)
Chládek Š., Zimák J.(2016): Asociace Nb-Ta-(Ti-REE) oxidických minerálů v pegmatitu Maršíkov - Lysá hora v Hrubém Jeseníku, Česká republika. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze 24, 1: 25-31.
Novák, M.: Maršíkov - Schinderhübel. In Exkurzní průvodce po mineralogických lokalitách na Sobotínsku. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2002, Olomouc, s. 34-37.
Sejkora, J.: Některé zajímavé nálezy nerostů v pegmatitech České republiky. Minerál, 1993, roč. 1, č. 3, s. 22-23.; Novák, M.: Maršíkov - Scheibengraben. In Exkurzní průvodce po mineralogických lokalitách na Sobotínsku. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2002, Olomouc, s. 38-41.
        • Sobotín (Zöptau; Zoeptau)
Štosová, V., Zimák, J.: Mineralogie beryl-columbitového pegmatitu na lokalitě Bienergraben u Sobotína. In Sborník referátů ze semináře Mineralogie Českého masivu a Západních Karpat 2006, Univerzita Palackého, Olomouc, 2006, s. 48-51.
    • Vysočina Region
      • Jihlava (Iglau)
Novak, M., & Divis, K. (1996). Compositional trends in manganocolumbite from the Puklice I pegmatite, western Moravia, Czech Republic. Journal of GEOsciences, 41(1-2), 1-6.
• Novák, M., Černý, P.: Přehled minerálů niobu a tantalu z granitických pegmatitů České republiky. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1999, roč. 7, s. 117-131.
      • Velké Meziříčí
Novák, M., Staněk, J.: Lepidolitový pegmatit od Dobré Vody u Velkého Meziříčí, západní Morava. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae geologicae, 1999, roč. 84, s. 3 - 44.
      • Žďár nad Sázavou
        • Dolní Bory
Němec D.: Ein Pegmatit mit Li-Mineralisierung von Dolní Bory in Westmahren (ČSSR). Chem. Erde, 1981, 40, 164-177.
Novák, M., Houzar, S., Pfeiferová, A.: Přehled mineralogie, petrografie a historie klasické lokality lepidolitového pegmatitu v Rožné u Bystřice nad Pernštejnem, západní Morava. Acta Musei Moraviae, Sci. geol., 83:3-48.; Novak, M., & Cerny, P. (2001). Distinctive compositional trends in columbite-tantalite from two segments of the lepidolite pegmatite at Rozna Western Moravia, Czech Republic. Journal of GEOsciences, 46(1-2), 1-8.
P. Pauliš (2001): Nejzajímavější naleziště Moravy a Slezska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora.
P. Pauliš (2001): Nejzajímavější naleziště Moravy a Slezska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora.
      • Želetava
Houzar, S.: Nový lepidolitový pegmatit od Sedlatic u Želetavy, západní Morava. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae naturales, 1995, roč. 80, s. 47 - 55.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
 
  • Kivu
Wall, F., Williams, C. T., Woolley, A. R., & Nasraoui, M. (1996). Pyrochlore from weathered carbonatite at Lueshe, Zaire. Mineralogical Magazine, 60(402), 731-750.
Egypt
 
  • Red Sea Governorate
    • Eastern Desert
      • Marsa Alam
Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.
Helba, H., Trumbull, R.B., Morteani, G., Khalil, S.O., and Arslan, A. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 164-179.
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Region (Oromiya Region)
    • Kenticha pegmatite field
Küster, D. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 723-750.; A Geological Excursion To The Mesozoic Sediments Of The Abay Basin ( Blue Nile), Recent Volcanics Of The Ethiopian Main Rift And Basement Rocks Of The Adola Rea, Ethiopia. Mitt. Österr. Miner. Ges. 147 (2002)
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Tohmajärvi
Teertsra David K., Lahti Seppo I., Alviola Reijo, Cerny Petr. 1993. Geological Survey of Finland Bulletin 368, 39 s.
  • Southern Finland Region
    • Kotka
Lahti Seppo I. 2011. Kotkan topaasilouhoksesta ja sen mineraaleista. Kivi-lehti 4.
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Orivesi
      • Eräjärvi area
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
    • Seinäjoki
      • Peräseinäjoki
Haapala, I. (1966): On the granitic pegmatites in the Peräseinäjoki-Alavus area, South Pohjanmaa, Finland. Bulletin de la commission géologique de Finland 224, 98p.(p.57-61)
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
U. Kolitsch & F. Brandstätter (to be published)
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Saône-et-Loire
      • Autun
  • Occitanie
    • Hautes-Pyrénées
      • La Barthe-de-Neste
        • Avezac-Prat-Lahitte
MONCHOUX P., FONTAN F., DE PARSEVAL P., MARTIN R. F., WANG R. C. (2006) - Igneous albitite dikes in orogenic lherzolithes, Western Pyrénées, France: A possible source for corundum and alkali feldspar xenocrysts in basaltic terranes. I. Mineralogical Asssociations. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 44, pp. 817-842.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Kelberg
        • Drees
ko jansen
      • Laach lake volcanic complex
        • Kruft
Blass, G.; Graf, H.W., Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (VI), Mineralien-Welt 3/6, 32-35, 1992
        • Mendig
          • Niedermendig
Blass, G.; Graf, H.W., Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (VI), Mineralien-Welt 3/6, 32-35, 1992
Blass, G.; Graf, H.W., Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (VI), Mineralien-Welt 3/6, 32-35, 1992
            • Wingertsberg
Blass, G.; Graf, H.W., Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (VI), Mineralien-Welt 3/6, 32-35, 1992
  • Saxony
    • Oberlausitz
      • Görlitz
        • Liebstein
T. Witzke & T. Giesler (2001): Neufunde aus Sachsen (VII): Bazzit, Bertrandit, Euxenit-(Y), Powellit und andere aus dem Königshainer Granit in der Lausitz.- Lapis 26 (1), 43-48
      • Weißenberg
        • Döbschütz
          • Arnsdorf-Melaune Quarry
T. Witzke & T. Giesler (2001): Neufunde aus Sachsen (VII): Bazzit, Bertrandit, Euxenit-(Y), Powellit und andere aus dem Königshainer Granit in der Lausitz.- Lapis 26 (1), 43-48
T. Witzke & T. Giesler (2001): Neufunde aus Sachsen (VII): Bazzit, Bertrandit, Euxenit-(Y), Powellit und andere aus dem Königshainer Granit in der Lausitz.- Lapis 26 (1), 43-48
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Brescia Province
      • Camonica Valley
        • Adamello-Brenta Natural Park
          • Adamello Massif
            • Mt. Foppa
Pezzotta, Federico and Guastoni, Alessandro, The New Discovery of a LCT Pegmatite in the Adamello Massif, Central Southern Alps, Italy; Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Milan, Italy.
    • Lecco Province
      • Colico
VIGNOLA, P., & DIELLA, V. (2007). Phosphates from Piona granitic pegmatites (Central Southern Alps, Italy). Granitic Pegmatites: the State of the Art. Book of Abstr.(T. Martins & R. Vieira, eds.). Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Geologia, Memórias, 8, 102-103.
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valchiavenna
        • Bodengo Valley
Guastoni, A., et al. (2007): [Title]. Mineralogical Magazine 71,579-585
        • Novate Mezzola
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Ghizzoni, S. & Mazzoleni, G. (2005): Itinerari mineralogici in val Codera. Geologia Insubrica, Ed., Milano, 316 pp.
        • Prata Camportaccio
Bedognè F., Montrasio A., Sciesa E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia grigionese: Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini, Sondrio, 300 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Vigezzo Valley
          • Druogno
            • Orcesco
attioli V. (1979): La vigezzite, nuovo minerale. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 1, serie 2, 1, 5-13; Guastoni A. (2011): Pizzo Marcio e Alpe Rosso. Genesi delle pegmatiti albitizzate e dei minerali di niobio e tantalio. Riv. Miner. Ital., XXXV, 4, 246-253.
          • Trontano
            • Pizzo Marcio
Guastoni, A., Diella, V., Pezzotta, F., Demartin, F. (2007): Vigezzite and associated Nb-Ta oxides of emerald pegmatitic deposits of Vigezzo Valley (Western Alps, Italy). Crystallization Processes in Granitic Pegmatites - International Meeting. Cavoli, Elba Island, Italy, 23rd-29th May 2005. Abstracts; http://www.minsocam.org/msa/Special/Pig/PIG_Articles/Elba%20Abstracts%2010%20Guastoni.pdf; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.; Guastoni, A., Diella, V., Pezzotta, F. (2008): Vigezzite and associated oxides of Nb–Ta from emerald-bearing pegmatites of the Vigezzo valley, Western Alps, Italy. Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 619-633; Guastoni, A. (2011): Pizzo Marcio e Alpe Rosso. Genesi delle pegmatiti albitizzate e dei minerali di niobio e tantalio. Riv. Miner. Ital., 35, 4 (4-2011), 246-253; Guastoni, A. (2012): LCT (lithium, cesium, tantalum) and NYF (niobium, yttrium, fluorine) pegmatites in the Central Alps. Proxies of exhumation history of the Alpine nappe stack in the Lepontine Dome. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Padova, Dept. of Geosciences, 159 pp.
Callegari, A., Mattioli, V. (2002): Val Vigezzo: novità mineralogiche. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 26, 2 (2-2002), 78-80; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.; Boscardin, M., Mattioli, V., Rocchetti, I. (2013): Minerali della Valle Vigezzo. Litotipografia Alcione, Lavis (Trento), 229 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
Orlandi et al., 1990. Nb-Ta oxides from Elba Island pegmatites. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., Serie A, 97: 161-173
P. Orlandi, P.B. Scortecci (1985) - Minerals of the Elba pegmatites. - Mineralogical Record, 16: 353-363.
Orlandi, P., Pasero, M., Perchiazzi, N. (1990): Nb-Ta oxides from Elba Island pegmatites. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., Serie A, 97, 161-173; Orlandi, P., Pezzotta, F. (1997): Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
Barsotti, G., & Nannoni, R. (2006). Rocce, minerali e miniere delle isole dell'Arcipelago Toscano. Pacini editore, 152 pp.
Pezzotta, F., Hawthorne, F.C., Cooper, M.A., Teertstra, D.K. (1996): Fibrous foitite from San Piero in Campo, Elba, Italy. Can. Mineral., 34, 741-744.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Ibaraki Prefecture
        • Hitachiohta City
  • Kyushu Region
    • Fukuoka Prefecture
Takahiro Tsuji and Teiichi Ueno (2009) JAKOKA: 2009 Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, R3-P02
Kazakhstan
 
  • Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
    • Tarbagatai Range
      • Akzhaylyautas Mts (Akzhailyautas Mts; Akjaylautas Mts; Akzhalautas Mts)
STEPANOV, A.V., BEKENOVA, G.K., LEVIN, V.L., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & DOBROVOL’SKAYA, E.A. (2012): Tarbagataite,(K,□)2(Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mn)7Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4(OH,F), a new astrophyllite-group mineral species from the Verkhnee Espe deposit, Akjailyautas Mountains, Kazakhstan: description and crystal structure Canadian Mineralogist 50,159-168.
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Betafo District
        • Andrembesoa Commune
          • FKT Antsentsindrano
Demartin, F. et al (2001): Schiavinatoite,(Nb,Ta)BO4, the Nb analogue of behierite. European Journal of Mineralogy 13, 159-165
          • Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely Pegmatite Field
Pezzotta, Federico (2007): Ta-Nb borates and other rare accessory phases in granitic pegmatites of the Itremo region, central Madagascar. Bergverksmuseet Skrift 35,97-98
Pezzotta, F.(2007): Ta-Nb borates and other rare accessory phases in granitic pegmatites of the Itremo region, central Madagascar. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 35,97-98
Pavel M. Kartashov data and photo
        • Mahaiza Commune
Rudy Bolona specimen
      • Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area)
        • Manandona Valley
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de doctorat de L'Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-590
        • Sahatany Valley
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de Doctorat de l`Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 370/ Bull.Minéral. (1981), 104, p.496-507
          • Marirana
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de doctorat de L'Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Knut Edvard Larsen collection (# MM 1312)
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de Doctorat de l`Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de Doctorat de l`Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de Doctorat de l`Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Neiva, A.M.R. (2014): Micas, feldspars and columbite–tantalite minerals from the zoned granitic lepidolite-subtype pegmatite at Namivo, Alto Ligonha, Mozambique. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 967-985
Myanmar
 
  • Mandalay Region (Mandalay Division)
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
      • Mogok Township
        • Kyauk-Pyat-That
          • Thurein-taung
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011), Sieghard Ellenberger specimens
  • Shan State
    • Kyaukme District
      • Momeik Township
        • Molo quarter
          • Khetchel village (Cache village; Khat Che village)
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2010), Sieghard Ellenberger specimen
Danisi, R.M., Armbruster, T., Wang, H., Günther, D., Nagashima, M., Reusser, E. and Bieri, W. (2015) Perettiite-(Y), IMA 2014-109. CNMNC Newsletter No. 25, June 2015, page 533; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 529-535.
Norway
 
  • Akershus
    • Hurdal
Folvik, H. (200): Nytt om mineraler: Manganocolumbitt (Mn2+, Fe2+)(Nb,Ta)2O6- ett nytt funn fra Hurdal i Akershus. STEIN 34 (4), 7
  • Aust-Agder
    • Birkenes
      • Vegusdal
Bjørlykke, H. (1937): The granite pegmatites of southern Norway. American Mineralogist 22: 241-255
    • Iveland
Selbekk, R.S., Berg, H.-J.,Folvik, H. & Ellingsen, H.V. (2008): Mineraler i columbitt-tantalittgruppen fra Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 38, 33-36.
  • Nordland
    • Meløy
      • Holandsfjord
Kristiansen, R. (1994): To nye mineraler for Norge- manganokolumbitt og hingganitt-(Yb). STEIN 21 (2), 88-93
    • Sørfold
Husdal, T. (2008): The minerals of the pegmatites within the Tysfjord granite, northern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, skrift 38, 5-28.
  • Østfold
    • Halden
      • Idd
        • Aspedammen
Kristiansen, R. (2014): Nye mineralfunn fra Herrebøkasa, Aspedammen, Østfold. Stein- 41 (3),30-33
  • Svalbard
    • Spitsbergen
      • Hornsund fjord
Pršek, J., Majka, J., Uher, P. & Chudík, P. (2010): Niobium-tantalum minerals in the Skoddefjellet NYF granitic pegmatite, Svalbard Archipelago, Norway: Primary versus secondary assemblage. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen 187, 235-248
  • Telemark
    • Kragerø
Bjørlykke, H.(1937): Mineral parageneses of some granite pegmatites near Kragerø, Southern Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 17,1-16.+ Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 77.
    • Tokke
      • Klauvreid
Larsen. A.O. & Åsheim, A. (2008): Klauvreid pegmatittbrudd, del 1: Geologi og mineralogi. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 38, 49-56.
Jan Andersen specimen. Analyzed by Larsen & Åsheim
Pakistan
 
  • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
    • Baltistan
      • Skardu District
        • Haramosh Mts.
Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 36, Part 1, 1998, pp. 1-47.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Dzierżoniów District
      • Piława Górna (Ober Peilau; Gnadenfrei)
PIECZKA et al. 2010: Nb-Ta minerals in pegmatites in the DSS mine at Piława Górna, Góry Sowie Block, southwestern Poland. Mineralogia - Special Papers, 37.
    • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
      • Świdnica District
        • Żółkiewka (Pilgrimshain)
Szełęg E. & Szuszkiewicz A. 2010: Topaz, lepidolite and phenacite-bearing pegmatite from Żółkiewka quarry, Strzegom-Sobótka granite massif, Lower Silesia, SW Poland. Mineralogia - Special Papers, vol. 37, 112
    • Ząbkowice District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
        • Szklary (Gläsendorf)
Geologia Sudetica, 33 (1): 23-31. ; Pieczka, A.; Grew, E.S.; Groat, L.A.; Evans, R.J. (2011): Holtite and dumortierite from the Szklary Pegmatite, Lower Silesia, Poland. Mineralogical Magazine 75, 303-315.
Portugal
 
  • Braga District
    • Vieira do Minho
      • Anjos
        • Muro Alto Mine
Dias, P. A., Pereira, B., Leal Gomes, C., & Guimarães, F. (2009). Structure and Mineralogy of the Muro Alto Granitic Pegmatite (Vieira Do Minho-Portugal) – Peculiar Assemblages of High-F Hydro-thermal Evolution. Estudos Geológicos, 19(2), 105.
  • Castelo Branco District
    • Idanha-a-Nova
      • Segura
Antunes, I. M. H. R., Neiva, A. M. R., Ramos, J. M. F., Silva, P. B., Silva, M. M. V. G., & Corfu, F. (2013). Petrogenetic links between lepidolite-subtype aplite-pegmatite, aplite veins and associated granites at Segura (central Portugal). Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry, 73(3), 323-341.
  • Guarda District
    • Guarda
João Farinha Ramos (2007) Locality no. 5: Seixo Amarelo-Gonçalo Rare Element Aplite-Pegmatite Field. in ALEXANDRE LIMA & ENCARNACIÓN RODA ROBLES ed (2007) GRANITIC PEGMATITES: THE STATE OF THE ART - FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK. MEMÓRIAS N. º 9, UNIV. DO PORTO, FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGIA pp 73-86.; Neiva, A. M. R., Silva, M. M. V. G., Antunes, I. M. H. R., & Ramos, J. M. F. (2000). Phosphate minerals of some granitic rocks associated quartz veins from northern and central Portugal.
João Farinha Ramos (2007) Locality no. 5: Seixo Amarelo-Gonçalo Rare Element Aplite-Pegmatite Field. in ALEXANDRE LIMA & ENCARNACIÓN RODA ROBLES ed (2007) GRANITIC PEGMATITES: THE STATE OF THE ART - FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK. MEMÓRIAS N. º 9, UNIV. DO PORTO, FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGIA pp 73-86.
Fuchs, A., Fuchs, R.: Rosaroter Elbait aus der Serra de Estrela, Portugal, Lapis vol.39, 03/2014, 12-20 Ramos, F. (2007): Seixo Amarelo - Gonçalo rare element aplitic-pegmatitic field. In: Granitic pegmatites: the state of the art [locality No.5], Univ. Porto, Field trip guidebook mem. No.9, 72-86.
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
Rui Nunes - June 2008
  • Vila Real District
Martins, T., Lima, A., Simmons, W.B. Falster, A.U. & Noronha, F. (2011): Geochemical fractionation of Nb-Ta oxides in Li-bearing pegmatites from the Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field, Northern Portugal. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 777-791
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
        • Krasnyi Chikoy
Fialova, D., Kremplova, M., Hynek, D., Konecna, M., Kaiser, J., Malina, R., ... & Adam, V. (2013). Sosedka Pegmatite Metal Ions Composition Determined by Voltammetry. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci, 8, 7853-7867.
[MinRec 32:44]
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Keivy Mountains
          • Western Keivy Massif
Voloshin A.V., Pakhomovskii Ya.A. [Волошин А. В., Пахомовский Я. А.] (1986): Minerals and evolution of mineral formation in amazonite pegmatites of the Kola Peninsula [Минералы и эволюция минералообразования в амазонитовых пегматитах Кольского полуострова]. Nauka, Leningrad, 168 pp. (in Russian).
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
          • Malyshevo
            • Izumrudnye Kopi area
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2012)
        • Rezh District
          • Lipovka pegmatite field
Igor.V. Pekov, Lyudmila R. Memetova (2008) Minerals of the Lipovka Granite Pegmatites, Central Urals, Russia. Mineralogical Almanac 13:6-45
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Ilmen Mts
          • Ilmen Natural Reserve
Galina Gubko, Natalia Levtsova (2009) Blyum Pit in the Ilmeny Mountains. Fifth International Symposium Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation pp59-64
        • Plast
          • Kochkar' District
            • Svetlyi
Igor Savin's data
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Banská Bystrica Co.
      • Brusno
Uher, P. ,Černý, P., 1998 : Vzácnoprvková mineralizácia v granitových pegmatitoch Nízkych Tatier. Mineralia Slovaca, 30, 2,93 – 94
  • Bratislava Region
    • Bratislava Co.
      • Bratislava
        • Devín
Chudík P., Uher P., Gadas P., Škoda R., Pršek J., 2011: Niobium-tantalum oxide minerals in the Jezuitské Lesy granitic pegmatite, Bratislava Massif, Slovakia: To to Nb and Fe to Mn evolutionary trends in narrow Be, Cs-rich and Li, B-poor dike. Mineralogy and Petrology, 101, Special Issue: Accessory Minerals.
    • Pezinok Co.
      • Limbach
Uher, P., Žitňan, P. & Ozdín, D. (2006) Compositional Variations Of Pegmatite Nb-ta Mineral Assemblage From The Limbach Area, Malé Karpaty Mts., Slovakia. Acta Miner.-Petrograph.,Abstract Series 5, Szeged, p.125; Uher, P., & Zitnan, P. (2007). Pegmatitic Nb-Ta oxide minerals in alluvial placers from Limbach, Bratislava Massif, Western Carpathians, Slovakia: compositional variations and evolutionary trend. Journal of Geosciences, 52(1-2), 133-141.
      • Pezinok
        • Slnečné Valley
Uher P., Žitňan P., Ozdín D., 2007: Pegmatitic Nb-Ta oxide minerals in alluvial placers from Limbach, Bratislava Massif, Western Carpathians, Slovakia: compositional variations and evolutionary trend. Journal of Geosciences, 52, 1-2, 133-141.
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
        • Dlhá Valley
Martin Števko-unpublished, EMPA-WDS confirmed
    • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
      • Hnilec (Hniletz; Nyilas; Nagyhnilec)
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Trenčín Region
    • Prievidza Co.
Uher, P.: Columbit-tantalit z pegmatitu při Ráztočne v pohorí Žiar (stredné Slovensko). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2008, vol. 16, 1, 109-112.
  • Trnava Region
    • Piešťany Co.
Uher, P., Broska, I., 1989: Muskovitický pegmatit s obsahom minerálov vzácnych prvkov při Moravanoch n.V. (Považský Inovec). Min.Slovaca, 21,2,163 – 174
Uher P., 2000: Minerály granitových pegmatitov Slovenska-súčasný stav poznatkov. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 8, 170-180.
  • Žilina Region
    • Liptovský Mikuláš Co.
Uher P., 2000: Stibiotantalit v pegmatite Sb ložiska Dúbrava - produkt hydrotermálnej alterácie kolumbitu-tantalitu. Min.Slovaca, Bratislava, 32, 109-114
South Africa
 
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
R. Liferovich - L. Horváth p.c. (2004)
South Korea
 
  • Chungcheongbukdo (Chungchong-pukto)
    • Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju)
      • Joongwon-gun
        • Mt. Eorae
P.M. Kartashov data
Spain
 
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
      • La Fregeneda
Encarnación Roda-Robles, Alfonso Pesquera (2007) Locality no. 3: Lepidolite-spodumene-rich and cassiterite-rich pegmatites from the Feli open-pit, (La Fregeneda, Salamanca, Spain) in ALEXANDRE LIMA & ENCARNACIÓN RODA ROBLES ed (2007) GRANITIC PEGMATITES: THE STATE OF THE ART - FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK. MEMÓRIAS N. º 9, UNIV. DO PORTO, FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGIA pp 55-64
Sweden
 
  • Bohuslän
    • Orust
No reference listed
  • Södermanland
    • Haninge
      • Utö
Langhof, J., Jonson, E, Gustafsson, L. & Otter, B. (1998): Utö- en klassisk svensk mineralfyndort. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 14, 29-31
Smeds, S.-A. & Černý, P. & Chapman, R. (1999): Niobian calciotantite and plumboanstannoan cesstibtantite from Utö, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist 37, 665–672.
  • Värmland
    • Torsby
      • S. Finnskoga
Lorin, T.(2002): Riddaho glimmerbrott, Torsby, Värmland. Litofilen, 19 (2): 8-11 +14
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
Cerny et al. (2004) Am. Min. 89, 505-518
  • Västergötland
    • Göteborg (Gothenburg)
      • Västra Frölunda
Cerny & Kjellman (unpublished)
    • Vänersborg
      • Väne Ryr
No reference listed
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Bregaglia Valley (Bergell)
      • Albigna Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 163.
Tajikistan
 
  • Region of Republican Subordination
    • Tien Shan Mtn
      • Alai Range (Alayskiy)
I. Pekov data pers. comm L. Horvath 2008
Uganda
 
  • Central Region
    • Kiboga District
Von Knorring & Fadipe (1981): On the mineralogy and geochemistry of niobium and tantalum in some granite pegmatites and alkali granites of Africa. Bull.Minéral.104, 496-507
  • Western Region
    • Mbarara District
      • Ankole pegmatite field
Von Knorring & Fadipe (1981): On the mineralogy and geochemistry of niobium and tantalum in some granite pegmatites and alkali granites of Africa. Bull.Minéral.104, 496-507
Von Knorring & Fadipe (1981): On the mineralogy and geochemistry of niobium and tantalum in some granite pegmatites and alkali granites of Africa. Bull.Minéral.104, 496-507
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • St Austell District
        • Treverbyn
          • Stenalees
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
      • Wendron & Falmouth District
        • Mabe
UKJMM 26:5-22
    • Devon
      • Okehampton area (Northern Dartmoor)
http://johnblanchard.net/index.php/some-sites/226-meldon-aplite-quarry-sssi; von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
USA
 
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Cahuilla District
        • Little Cahuilla Mountain
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 177.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Yucca Valley
David Lowe personally analyzed sample obtained from Rick Kennedy using XRD
    • San Diego Co.
      • Mesa Grande District
        • Gem Hill
Foord, E. E. (1977), Famous Mineral Localities: the Himalaya Dike System, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record 8(6): p. 468.
Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951) Gem and lithium bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines Special Report 7A: 72 p.
        • Pala
          • Chief Mountain
various added photos
Osborn, P. (2005) Personal communication between Phillip Osborn of Hemet and Scott L. Ritchie of Temecula, California; description of beryl discovery on southwestern most Oceanview property pegmatite exposure; March.
          • Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 38, pp. 1399-1408 (2000)
          • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
Fisher, J. 2002. Gem and rare-element pegmatites of southern California. Mineralogical Record, Volume 33, Number 5: pages 376-378, photographs.
      • Ramona District
        • Ramona
Foord, Eugene E. et al (1989), Mineralogy and Paragenesis of the Little Three Mine Pegmatites, Ramona District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record, 20(2): p. 106.
Foord, Eugene E. et al (1989), Mineralogy and Paragenesis of the Little Three Mine Pegmatites, Ramona District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record, 20(2): p. 121.
      • Warner Springs District
        • Chihuahua Valley
Rob Lavinsky
  • Colorado
    • Chaffee Co.
      • La Plata District (Winfield District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Clear Creek Co.
      • Dailey District (Jones Pass District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Fremont Co.
      • Eight Mile Park pegmatite District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Quartz Creek Pegmatite District
        • Brown Derby Mine
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Clear Creek pegmatite Province
Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 29 (Table A-1).
      • Indian Hills
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Lake Co.
      • Climax District
        • Climax
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Larimer Co.
      • Crystal Mountain Pegmatite District (Storm Mountain District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Park Co.
      • Micanite District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Analyzed by Skip Simmons July 2012
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Auburn
        • East Mount Apatite District
No reference listed
No reference listed
        • West Mount Apatite District
Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine
Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine
Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
      • Poland
King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.; Roda-Robles, E., Simmons, W., Pesquera, A., Gil-Crespo, P. P., Nizamoff, J., & Torres-Ruiz, J. (2015). Tourmaline as a petrogenetic monitor of the origin and evolution of the Berry-Havey pegmatite (Maine, USA). American Mineralogist, 100(1), 95-109.
    • Franklin Co.
      • D Township
W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
    • Oxford Co.
      • Buckfield
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1, King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
      • Greenwood
Scott Whittemore
W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
        • Uncle Tom Mountain
Mineral News (1997) 13:10 pp1,6-9; Mineral News (1994) 10:12 pp1,2
      • Hebron
Van King
      • Newry
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2, with updates by Van King
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
      • Norway
No reference listed
      • Paris
Van King
King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates. "Maine Mineral Localites, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al. , 1998
      • Peru
C. Burtic & R. Dionne collections.
      • Rumford
Wise, Michael A.; Brown, Cathleen D. (2011): Chemical composition of coexisting columbite-group minerals and cassiterite from the Black Mountain pegmatite, Maine. Eur. J. Mineral. 23, 817-828.
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Georgetown
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
      • Topsham
No reference listed
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Chesterfield
Harvard Mineralogical Museum. (Ex- A. Thomas)
      • Goshen
Peter Cristofono collection, 2017
  • Nevada
    • Mineral Co.
      • Fitting District
        • Gillis Range
Mineralogical Record: 30: 277-292.
  • New Hampshire
    • Carroll Co.
      • Albany
Rocks&Min. 67:158-168
      • Wakefield
Rocks & Min. 80:256 (2005)
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Walpole
P. Cristofono collection
    • Rockingham Co.
      • Raymond
Francis, C. A. (1985): Minerals of the Chandler Mine, A Zoned Lithium Rich Pegmatite (Rocks and Minerals, 60:263-264); Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
    • Strafford Co.
      • Strafford
        • Parker Mountain
Rocks & Min. 39:355 (1964)
  • New Mexico
    • Rio Arriba Co.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. Ed., 1996
        • Alamos area
Michael N. Spilde, Steve Dubyk, Brian Salem, and William P. Moats, (2011) Rare earth bearing-minerals of the Petaca district, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Fall Field Conference Guidebook – 62 Geology of the Tusas Mountains and Ojo Caliente pp. 389-398.
        • La Madera-Paloma Canyon area
Michael N. Spilde, Steve Dubyk, Brian Salem, and William P. Moats, (2011) Rare earth bearing-minerals of the Petaca district, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Fall Field Conference Guidebook – 62 Geology of the Tusas Mountains and Ojo Caliente pp. 389-398.
        • South Petaca
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Michael N. Spilde, Steve Dubyk, Brian Salem, and William P. Moats, (2011) Rare earth bearing-minerals of the Petaca district, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Fall Field Conference Guidebook – 62 Geology of the Tusas Mountains and Ojo Caliente pp. 389-398.
    • Santa Fe Co.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Taos Co.
      • Picuris District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
Jason Smith collection
    • Mitchell Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
Wise,Michael A.,and Brown,Cathleen D,( 2009) Extreme Rare Element Enrichment In A Muscovite-Rare Element Class Granitic Pegmatite;A Case Study Of The Spodumene-Amazonite McHone Pegmatite,Spruce Pine,North Carolina :Deparment of Mineral Sciences National Museum Of Natural History,Smithsonian Institution,Washington,D.C,20560,U.S.A,Abstract
        • Spruce Pine
EDS and XRD analysis of specimen in collection of Fred E Davis, collected by Ed McFarland in 1958.University of Delaware Mineralogical Museum specimen (Excalibur Mineral Corporation)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Delaware Co.
      • Middletown Township
        • Elwyn
S. G. Gordon, "Mineralogy of Pennsylvania," 1922 p.131
  • Wisconsin
    • Dodge Co.
Buchholz, T., A. Falster, A. & W. Simmons (2003) The Waterloo quarry: a new location for gahnite, manganocolumbite and tantalite in southern Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals78, (2): 118.
    • Florence Co.
      • Fern
        • Pine River pegmatites
Falster, A. U., W.B. Simmons & K. L. Webber (1995) Niobium-Tantalum minerals from the Animikie Red Ace Pegmatite, Florence County, Wisconsin: Rocks and Minerals: 70(2): 126-127. Falster, A. , W.B. Simmons & P.B. Moore (1996) The mineralogy and geochemistry of the Animikie Red Ace pegmatite in Florence County, Wisconsin: Recent Research Developments in Mineralogy: 1: 7-67.
    • Marathon Co.
      • Wausau Intrusive Complex
        • Nine Mile Pluton
www.uwrf.edu/~wc01
Thomas Buchholz, 1999 "Minerals of a Wausau Pegmatite, Marathon County, Wisconsin", Rocks and Minerals, vol .74 #4, p. 254 - 258.
Zambia
 
  • Copperbelt Province
    • Ndola District
      • Ndola
Behling, S. & Wilson, W.E. (2010) The Kagem Emerald Mine, Kafubu Area, Zambia. Mineralogical Record, 41: 59-67
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland East
    • Mutoko District (Mtoko District)
      • Mutoko parish (Mtoko)
Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
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