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Vietinghofite

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Formula:
(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A variety of Samarskite-(Y)

A supposed ferroan samarksite of uncertain composition. Of doubtful validity.


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Chemical Properties of VietinghofiteHide

Formula:
(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8

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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 VietinghofiteHide

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v. Lomonosov and Damour (1877), Ac. sc. St. Petersburg, Bulletin: 23: 463.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 800.

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