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Tantalite-(Mn) on Albite var. cleavelandite from Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Tantalite-(Mn) on Albite var. cleavelandite from Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Tantalite-(Mn) on Albite var. cleavelandite from Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 17996
Mineral:Tantalite-(Mn) on Albite var. cleavelandite
Locality:Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Portion of a pegmatite pocket with platy crystals of cleavelandite variety of albite up to 2 cm. Most importantly, there are two manganotantalite crystals on the cleavelandite. The manganotantalite crystals are lustrous black, with good form.
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:4-30 mm
Status: For reference only
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