Tantalite(Mn) Photo Gallery
Elizabeth R. Mine, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA Dimensions: 11.3 cm x 7 cm x 5.6 cm 11.3 x 7.0 x 5.6 cm. A surprising, very rare specimen featuring a very sharp, fine, 2cm tantalite(Mn) crystal in matrix with associated lepidolite and morganite. Ex. William Larson Collection.