Phosphates and Other Minerals in Pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda

M. J. Gallagher
Atomic Energy Division, Institute of Geological Sciences

Summary: In the rich mineral assemblage found in the pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda are members of the amblygonite-montebrasite series with α 1·592–1·615, γ, 1·612–1·638, the highest values corresponding to montebrasite, Li1·98Al2·00 (P1·95O7·90)(OH1·90F0·20); apatite with up to 8·8 per cent MnO; heterosite (new analysis) and other manganese-iron phosphates; and a variety of niobium-tantalum and uranium minerals.

Mineralogical Magazine; March 1967 v. 36; no. 277; p. 50-59; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1967.036.277.07
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