|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||5° 31′ North , 39° 2′ East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||5.51667,39.03333|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
Active tantalite mine in the Main Kenticha pegmatite sheet (thickness 40-100 m; exposed over 2 km). Annual production of about 120 tons of tantalum concentrate grading at 50-70% Ta2O5.
Mining is presently (Küster et al., 2009) restricted to the upper zone in the eastern and northern parts of the pegmatite.
Kenticha mine, Kenticha pegmatite field, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
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