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About NiobiumHide

The elemental niobium was again reported from Luna 16, 20 and 24 automatic stations just recently (2016). It is suggested to be formed due to fractionation in gas-plasma cloud as a cause of an impact.

Classification of NiobiumHide

Rejected by the IMA

Pronounciation of NiobiumHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of NiobiumHide

Other Language Names for NiobiumHide


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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 NiobiumHide

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- A.V. Mokhov, T.A. Gornostaeva, P.M. Kartashov, O.A. Bogatikov (2016) Native niobium in the regolith from the Mare Crisium, - Doklady Earth Sciences, 2016, Vol. 469, Part 2, pp. 874–876.

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Localities for NiobiumHide

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.

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- 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.
  • Northern Territory
    • Central Desert Region
      • Alcoota Station
Crohn, P.W., Moore, D.H. (1984) The Mud Tank Carbonatite. Strangways Range. central Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics, Commonwealth of Australia Vol (9) pp.13-18.
  • 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
  • Khovd Province
    • Myangad District
      • Khaldzan Buragtag massif
Kovalenko, V. I., Tsaryeva, G. M., Goreglyad, A. V., Yarmolyuk, V. V., Troitsky, V. A., Hervig, R. L., & Farmer, G. (1995). The peralkaline granite-related Khaldzan-Buregtey rare metal (Zr, Nb, REE) deposit, western Mongolia. Economic Geology, 90(3), 530-547.
  • Kabardino-Balkaria
Kaigorodova, E. N. (2017). Rare-earth and Rare-metal Mineralization in Trachytes of the Khulam Complex (Kabardino-balkaria Republic, Russia). In Magmatism of the Earth and related strategic metal deposits (pp. 87-89).
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
Chebotarev, D. A., Doroshkevich, A. G., & Sharygin, V. V. (2017). Evolution and Formation Conditions for Pyrochlore-supergroup Minerals of Chuktukon Carbonatite Massif, Chadobets Upland (Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia). In Magmatism of the Earth and related strategic metal deposits (pp. 47-50).
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Khanka Lake
[AmMin 84:992]
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
Ковальчук, Н. С., & Шумилова, Т. Г. (2014). Редкоземельная и циРконий-ниобиевая минеРализация в алмазсодеРжащих каРбонатитах о. ФуэРтевентуРа (испания). Вестник института геологии Коми научного центра Уральского отделения РАН, (10 (238)).
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  • Mare Crisium
A.V. Mokhov, T.A. Gornostaeva, P.M. Kartashov, O.A. Bogatikov (2016) Native niobium in the regolith from the Mare Crisium, - Doklady Earth Sciences, 2016, Vol. 469, Part 2, pp. 874–876.
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