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Tantalum

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About TantalumHide

Formula:
Ta
Colour:
Grey, blue-grey
Lustre:
Metallic
Crystal System:
Isometric
Don't mix with the "native" tantalum from Nizhnyi Tagil (Middle Ural) has been found to be TaC: Jedwab, J. (1990): Native ruthenium in tantalum carbide concentrates from the Ural Mountains, USSR. Mineralogy and Petrology, 1990, 43, 137-146.


Classification of TantalumHide

Notes:
Unnamed (probably valid)
Approval History:
Unnamed, but probably valid.
Dana 7th ed.:
1.1.37.1

Pronounciation of TantalumHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of TantalumHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Grey, blue-grey

Optical Data of TantalumHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of TantalumHide

Crystallography of TantalumHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Other Language Names for TantalumHide

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 TantalumHide

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Walther (1909), Nature: 81: 335.
von John (1910), Nature: 83: 398.
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, 834pp.: 126.
American Mineralogist (1999): 84: 992-993.
Seredin, V.V. (1998) New discovery of native tantalum. Doklady Akademii Nauk, v.360, N6, 791-795 (in Russ.).
Jedwab, J. (1990): Native ruthenium in tantalum carbide concentrates from the Ural Mountains, USSR. Mineralogy and Petrology, 1990, 43, 137-146.

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Localities for TantalumHide

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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Halls Creek Shire
      • Halls Creek Goldfield
Taylor, W.R, et all (1995), Geology of the Volcanic Hosted Brockman Rare Metals Deposit Halls Creek Mobile Zone West Australia, Mineralogy and Petrology, UWA, Vol 52, pp 209-230, 1995
China
 
  • Tibet
    • Shannan Prefecture (Lhokha Prefecture; Lhoka Prefecture)
      • Qusum Co. (Qusong Co.)
        • Luobusha ophiolite ("Luobusa ophiolite")
          • Kangjinla Cr deposit
Xiangzhen, X., Jingsui, Y., Songyong, C., Qingsong, F., Wenji, B., & Dengzhu, B. (2009). Unusual mantle mineral group from chromitite ore body Cr-11 in Luobusa ophiolite of Yarlung-Zangbo suture zone, Tibet. Journal of Earth Science, 20(2), 284-302.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
        • Ilímaussaq complex
          • Kuannersuit Plateau (Kvanefjeld)
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
Pacific Ocean
 
  • Sea of Japan
Astakhova, N. V., & Kolesnik, O. N. (2014). Ore mineralization in volcanic rocks from the submarine rises of the Sea of Japan. Geochemistry International, 52(2), 144-161.
Russia
 
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Khanka Lake
V.V. Seredin data; [AmMin 84:992]
    • Roshchino
Seliverstov V.A., Gorshkov A.I., Shcheka S.A., Sivtsov A.V. (1996) Diamonds and carbonadoof Primorskii Krai: mineralogy, crystal; chemistry and genesis, - Geologiya Rudnyh Mestorozhdenii, v.38, №6, p.485-499 (in Russian).
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
      • Daldyn
[AmMin 84:993]
  • Tyumen Oblast
6th orogenic lherzolite conference 2014 Morocco; Yang, J., Meng, F., Xu, X., Robinson, P. T., Dilek, Y., Makeyev, A. B., ... & Cliff, J. (2015). Diamonds, native elements and metal alloys from chromitites of the Ray-Iz ophiolite of the Polar Urals. Gondwana Research, 27(2), 459-485.; Shmelev V.R., Perevozchikov B.V., Moloshag V.P. (2014) The Rai-Iz ophiolite massif in the Polar Urals: geology and chromite deposits. Field trip guidebook. 12th International Platinum Symposium. Yekaterinburg: IGG UB RAS, 2014. 44 р.
Thailand
 
  • Phuket Province
http://amdis.bgl.esdm.go.id/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=55:classification-of-tin-bearing-pegmatites-in-phuket&catid=2:mineral-article
The Moon
 
  • Mare Crisium
Andrei V. Mokhov & Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data
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