WODGINITE (Ta,Nb,Sn,Mn,Fe)16032 Monoclinic

Description: Wodginite is a rare mineral occurring in complex pegmatites. It forms reddish brown to nearly black tabular to irregular grains.

FLORENCE COUNTY: Wodginite is reportedly found in the lithium-rich pegmatites near Fern in T.39N. R.17E. It occurs as overgrowths on columbite-tantalite (Falster et. al., 1995).

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