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  1. columbite-tantalite, coltannoun

    a valuable black mineral combining niobite and tantalite; used in cell phones and computer chips

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  1. coltannoun

    A metallic ore from which is extracted the elements niobium and tantalum

    Etymology: * From the first letters of columbite + tantalite

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  1. Coltan

    Coltan is a dull black metallic ore from which the elements niobium and tantalum are extracted. The niobium-dominant mineral in coltan is columbite, and the tantalum-dominant mineral is tantalite. Tantalum from coltan is used to manufacture tantalum capacitors, used in electronic products. Coltan mining has been cited as helping to finance serious conflict, for example the Ituri conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coltan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coltan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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