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Waterfall Gorge, Insizwa, Alfred Nzo District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
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Cu-Ni-PGE deposit in the Waterfall Gorge Section at the southern limit of the Insizwa intrusion, is one of four lobes of the Mount Ayliff Complex, approx 30km from Kokstad. Prospect.

Mineral List

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Augite
Auricupride ?
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Braggite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Cooperite
Covellite
Cubanite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite

Forsterite
Froodite
Galena
Ilmenite
Insizwaite (TL)
Irarsite
Laurite
Mackinawite
Millerite
Nickeline
Niggliite (TL)
Parkerite (TL)
Pentlandite
Pyrite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite

Pyrrhotite
Sperrylite
Sphalerite
Valleriite
Wollastonite


33 entries listed. 30 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Canadian Mineralogist (1981) Vol. 19: 607-618.

Lightfoot, P.C., Naldrett, A.J., and Hawkesworth, C.J. (1984) The geology and geochemistry of the Waterfall Gorge section of the Insizwa complex with particular reference to the origin of nickel sulfide deposits. Economic Geology: 79: 1857-1879.

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