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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))
Tantalum569062.22% of all Tantalum deposits have Niobium (Columbium).42.11% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Tantalum.
Rare Earths4435612.36% of all Rare Earths deposits have Niobium (Columbium).33.08% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Rare Earths.
Thorium295645.14% of all Thorium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).21.80% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Thorium.
Beryllium283677.63% of all Beryllium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).21.05% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Beryllium.
Uranium226,2810.35% of all Uranium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).16.54% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Uranium.
Mica152,2760.66% of all Mica deposits have Niobium (Columbium).11.28% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Mica.
Feldspar131,2421.05% of all Feldspar deposits have Niobium (Columbium).9.77% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Feldspar.
Yttrium101662.50% of all Yttrium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).7.52% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Yttrium.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Important ores of NiobiumHide

Companies producing Niobium (Columbium)Hide

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Deposits of Niobium (Columbium)Hide

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Locality ListHide

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