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Tantalum Mineral Data

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General Tantalum Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ta
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 180.95 gm
   Tantalum 100.00 %  Ta
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ta
Help on Environment: Environment: Alluvial placer deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Primorskiy Kray, near Osimovka and Abramovka Rivers, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Greek, Tantalos = father of Niobe.