what is difference between columbite and niobite
From columbium (“niobium”) + -ite.
columbite (plural columbites)
- (mineralogy) A black mineral that is a mixed iron and manganese niobate and tantalate, and is the main ore of niobium and tantalum.
niobite (countable and uncountable, plural niobites)
- The mineral columbite.
- David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Niobite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
- “niobite”, in Mindat.org, Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.
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