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Alumotantite Mineral Data

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General Alumotantite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AlTaO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 271.93 gm
   Tantalum  66.54 %  Ta   81.25 % Ta2O5
   Aluminum   9.92 %  Al   18.75 % Al2O3
   Oxygen    23.53 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AlTaO4
Help on Environment: Environment: In albitized areas of highly fractionated rare element-enriched granite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: From an undisclosed locality [Leshaia pegmatite, Vuoiyarvi carbonatite complex] on the Kola Peninsula, Russia. In the Mdara mine, Bikita, Zimbabwe. From the Alta fo Giz pegmatite, near Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For ALUMinum and TANTalum in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Alumotantite + Pronunciation Say ALUMOTANTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 67676
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