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Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series

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About Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
FeNb2O6 to FeTa2O6
A series between Columbite-(Fe) and Tantalite-(Fe)

Crystallography of Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Synonyms of Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) SeriesHide

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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 Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) SeriesHide

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E. J. Kinast, O. Isnard, J. B. M. da Cunha, M. A. Z. de Vasconcellos and C. A. dos Santos (2011): A new approach for the determination of multiple cation locations and ordering, using the example of natural and heat-treated columbites. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 44, 738-746.

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Localities for Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) SeriesHide

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.
  • South Australia
    • Olary Province
      • Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta)
Record of Sth.Aust. mines summary Olary SI5402 card 235
  • Hunan Province
    • Yongzhou Prefecture
      • Jianghua Co.
Zhijun Shen, Linglin Xie, and Zhengyu Quan (2003): Hunan Geology 22(1), 30-33, 63
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Ganzhou Prefecture
      • Chongyi Co.
Jili Shen (1988): Acta Petrologica Sinica 4(2), 32-41
Zailin Zeng, Yongzhong Zhang, Xiangpei Zhu, Zhenghui Chen, Chenghui Wang, and Wenjun Qu (2009): Rock and Mineral Analysis 28(3), 209-214
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
          • Koktokay pegmatite field (Keketuohai pegmatite field)
Xizhong Miao (1997): Journal of Xinjiang University 14(4), 87-90
  • Zhejiang Province
    • Wenzhou Prefecture
      • Taishun Co.
Yanli Hao, Changshi Liu, and Peirong Chen (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(4), 451-456
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Indre
      • Argenton-sur-Creuse
collected by Gaétan Bouclet
  • Aust-Agder
    • Iveland
      • Eptevatnet
B. Otter photo & collection
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
      • Bethlehem
Rocks & Min 65:346 (1990); Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
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