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Stibiotantalite Mineral Data

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General Stibiotantalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: SbTaO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 366.70 gm
   Tantalum  49.35 %  Ta   60.25 % Ta2O5
   Antimony  33.20 %  Sb   41.93 % SbO2
   Oxygen    17.45 %  O
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            100.00 %      102.18 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SbTaO4
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory mineral in complex granite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1893
Help on Locality: Locality: Greenbushes tin placers, Wodgina district, Western Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Latin for antimony, STIBIum, in the composition, and relation to tantalite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stibiotantalite + Pronunciation Say STIBIOTANTALITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25548
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