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Tantalite-(Fe)

#AH53331

Tantalite-(Fe)

#AH53331
Availability
Sold
Size
2.7 x 2.3 x 2.0 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Fe2+Ta2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Harding mine, Taos Co., New Mexico, United States
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

Waterworn crystal. It was collected by Hampson in 1944.

Tantalite-(Fe)

Formula
Fe2+Ta2O6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
brownish black, black 
Streak
black brown 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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