tantalite

noun
tan·​ta·​lite | \ ˈtan-tə-ˌlīt How to pronounce tantalite (audio) \

Definition of tantalite

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

First Known Use of tantalite

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Tantalite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tantalite. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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