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Niobium (Columbium)

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This page provides information about the commodity Niobium (Columbium) in mineral resources and mining.

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Properties of Niobium (Columbium)Hide

Atomic Number:
Atomic Weight:
Melting Point:
2750 K (3023°C, 4490°F)
Boiling Point:
5017 K (5290°C, 8570°F)
8.57 g/cm3

Other Commodities associated with Niobium (Columbium) *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Niobium (Columbium))
Tantalum6110160.40% of all Tantalum deposits have Niobium (Columbium).42.96% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Tantalum.
Rare Earths5039412.69% of all Rare Earths deposits have Niobium (Columbium).35.21% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Rare Earths.
Thorium345805.86% of all Thorium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).23.94% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Thorium.
Beryllium304117.30% of all Beryllium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).21.13% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Beryllium.
Uranium267,1080.37% of all Uranium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).18.31% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Uranium.
Mica182,3050.78% of all Mica deposits have Niobium (Columbium).12.68% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Mica.
Feldspar151,2801.17% of all Feldspar deposits have Niobium (Columbium).10.56% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Feldspar.
Yttrium111861.11% of all Yttrium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).7.75% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Yttrium.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on

Important ores of NiobiumHide

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Deposits of Niobium (Columbium)Hide

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Locality ListHide

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  • British Columbia
    • Omenica Mining Division
      • Mansoon Lakes
      • Williston Lake
  • Northwest Territories
    • Yellowknife Pegmatite field
DR Congo
  • North Kivu
    • Rutshuru Territiory
      • Bwito
  • Tanganyika
  • Red Sea
    • Eastern Desert
      • Marsa Alam
Equatorial Guinea
  • Continental Region (Rio Muni Region)
  • Lapland
    • Savukoski
      • Tulppio
        • Sokli carbonatite complex
Yara International
  • Betsiboka
    • Tsaratanàna
      • Bekapaika Commune
  • Southern Region
    • Mwanza
      • Thambani Mountains
Mkango Resources
  • Buryatia
    • Eastern Sayan
South Korea
  • North Chungcheong Province
    • Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju)
      • Joongwon-gun
        • Mt. Eorae
  • Alaska
    • Bethel Census Area
      • Aniak Mining District
    • Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
      • Admiralty Mining District
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Valdez Creek Mining District
      • Willow Creek Mining District
    • Nome Census Area
      • Serpentine Mining District
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Selawik Mining District
    • Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
      • Ketchikan Mining District
        • Prince of Wales Island
          • Bokan Mountain
          • Cholmondeley Sound
            • Dora Bay
          • Kendrick Bay
            • West Arm Kendrick Bay
            • West Arm of Kendrick Bay
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
      • Hot Springs Mining District
      • Iditarod Mining District
      • Innoko Mining District
      • Koyukuk Mining District
  • Arizona
    • Mohave County
      • Aquarius Mts (Aquarius Range; Peacock Range)
        • Wikieup
    • Pima Co.
      • Little Rincon Mts
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Landers
        • Rock Corral
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Left Hand Creek Mining District
      • Ward Mining District
    • Chaffee Co.
      • Mt Antero
      • Turret Mining District
    • Clear Creek Co.
    • Custer Co.
      • Wet Mountains Area
    • El Paso Co.
      • Cheyenne Mining District (St. Peters Dome Mining District)
    • Fremont Co.
      • Cottonwood Creek Area
      • Gem Park complex
      • Lookout Mountain Area
    • Gilpin Co.
      • Mountain House
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Quartz Creek Pegmatite Mining District
        • Brown Derby Mine
      • White Earth Mining District (Powderhorn Mining District)
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Clear Creek pegmatite Province
    • Larimer Co.
      • Crystal Mountain Pegmatite Mining District (Storm Mountain Mining District)
      • Prairie Divide Mining District (St. Cloud Mining District)
    • Moffat Co.
      • Fourmile Mining District (Timberlake Creek Mining District)
    • Park Co.
      • Guffey Mining District
      • Micanite Mining District
    • Saguache Co.
      • Blake Mining District (Mirage Mining District; Cotton Creek Mining District)
  • Idaho
    • Blaine Co.
      • Camas Mining District
    • Boise Co.
      • Boise Basin Mining District
        • Grimes Pass Mining District
    • Idaho Co.
    • Lemhi Co.
      • Indian Creek Mining District
      • Mineral Hill Mining District
    • Valley Co.
      • Bear Valley Area
        • Unorganized District
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
    • Granite Co.
      • Sapphire Mountains Area
    • Hill Co.
    • Madison Co.
    • Ravalli Co.
      • Mineral Point Mining District
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
    • Gaston Co.
    • Mitchell Co.
    • Yancey Co.
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer Mining District
        • Custer
          • Beecher Lode
        • Pringle
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Tinton Pegmatite Mining District
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone Mining District
  • Utah
    • Tooele Co.
      • Sheeprock Mts
        • Columbia Mining District
  • Virginia
    • Amelia Co.
      • Amelia (Amelia Court House)
    • Charlotte Co.
      • Charlotte-Cumberland
    • Prince Edward Co.
  • Wyoming
    • Albany Co.
    • Crook Co.
      • Bear Lodge Mining District
    • Sheridan Co.
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