noun Date: 1805 a mineral consisting of a heavy dark lustrous oxide of tantalum and usually other metals (as iron or manganese)

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  • Tantalite — Tantalite, Pilbara district, Australia General Category Oxide minerals Chemical formula …   Wikipedia

  • Tantalite — Catégorie IV : oxydes et hydroxydes[1] Tantalite, Pilbara district, Australie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tantalite — Tan ta*lite, n. [Cf. F. tantalite.] (Min.) A heavy mineral of an iron black color and submetallic luster. It is essentially a tantalate of iron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tantalite — [tan′tə līt΄] n. [Ger tantalit: see TANTALUM & ITE1] a black, orthorhombic mineral, (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb) 2O6, that is an ore of tantalum and niobium …   English World dictionary

  • tantalite — /tan tl uyt /, n. a black, crystalline mineral, iron tantalate, (Fe, Mn) Ta2O6, the principal ore of tantalum and an end member of a series of solid solutions in which manganese and niobium combine to form columbite. [1795 1805; TANTAL(UM) +… …   Universalium

  • tantalite — tantalitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)₂O₆, Ta >Nb atitikmenys: angl. tantalite rus. танталит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tantalite — noun /ˈtæntl̩aɪt/ A dark brown mineral that is an ore of tantalum and niobium, of the chemical formula (Fe, Mn) TaO …   Wiktionary

  • tantalite — (tan ta li t ) s. m. Terme de chimie. Sel formé par la combinaison de l acide tantaleux avec une base …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • tantalite — Смотри Танталит …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • tantalite — [ tantəlʌɪt] noun a rare, dense black mineral consisting of a mixed oxide of iron and tantalum, of which it is the principal source. Origin C19: from tantalum + ite1 …   English new terms dictionary

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