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Cesplumtantite & Foordite

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Cesplumtantite & Foordite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Manono-Kitotolo Mine, Tanganyika, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 0.2 × 0.2 cm
Description

Extremely rare Cesplumtantite on equally rare Foordite, on a small matrix specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cesplumtantite

Formula: 
(Cs,Na)2(Pb,Sb3+)3Ta8O24
Strunz: 
4.DM.15
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Manono Mine, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Foordite

Formula: 
(Sn,Pb)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Strunz: 
4.DG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Lutsiro, Sebeya river, Kabaya District, Western Province, Rwanda

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