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Mineral Specimen #6704    Tamtalite-(Mn), Quartz, Muscovite

Quixaba Mine, Frei Martiho, Paraiba, Brazil

3.6 x 3.2 x 3.1 cm
1.4 x 1.3 x 1.2 in

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Ex. Luiz Menezes

Mn2+Ta2O6


Tantalite-Mn crystals embedded in massive, gray colored Quartz. The color of the Tantalite crystals is highly subject to the angle of view and ranges from brown to quitred. The red color is seen when the flat surface of the crystals is viewed directly straight on and brown from other angles. The red color appears to be due to reflected internal light. The crystals have a high, nearly metallic like luster luster.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: None of the Tantalite crystals are complete-

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Brazil | Oxides and Hydroxides | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Brazil | Oxides and Hydroxides | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars