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Malawi is divided into 28 districts within three regions.
Only the district hierarchy is currently used on Mindat.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Aenigmatite
Albite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Almandine
Amphibole Supergroup
Anapaite
Anatase
Andalusite
Andradite
var: Melanite

Ankerite
Annite
'Apatite'
Arfvedsonite
Astrophyllite
Augite
Barylite
Baryte
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Bastnäsite-(La)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine

'Biotite'
Boulangerite
Britholite-(Ce)
Calcite
Cancrinite
Cassiterite
Caysichite-(Y)
Celestine
Cerianite-(Ce)
'Chevkinite Group'
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysotile
Clinoenstatite
Clinozoisite
'Columbite'
Cordylite-(Ce)
Corundum
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire
Daqingshanite-(Ce)
Daubréelite
Diaspore
Dingdaohengite-(Ce)
Diopside
Djerfisherite (TL)
Dolomite
Elpidite
Enstatite
Epididymite
Epidote
Eudialyte
Eudidymite
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Fergusonite-(Y)
Ferro-katophorite
Ferro-richterite
'Florencite'
'Fluocerite'
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Gadolinite-(Y)
Galena
'Garnet'
Genthelvite
'Geode'
'Glass'
Goethite
Goyazite
Hedenbergite
Helvine
Hematite
Hercynite
Hingganite-(Y)
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Kainosite-(Y)
'K Feldspar'
Kupletskite
Låvenite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
'Manganese Oxides'
'Melilite Group'
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Milarite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Monticellite
Muscovite
var: Illite
Nepheline
Niningerite
Niobophyllite
Oldhamite
'Olivine'
Orthoclase
'Parisite'
Parisite-(Ce)
Perovskite
Perryite
'Perthite'
Phlogopite
Polylithionite
Pyrite
Pyrochlore Group
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

Pyromorphite
Pyrophanite
'Pyroxene Group'
Quartz
var: Amethyst
Quartz
var: Blue Chalcedony

var: Chalcedony
var: Smoky Quartz
Rhabdophane-(Ce)
Rhabdophane-(La)
Riebeckite
Roedderite
Rosenbuschite
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
var: Niobian Rutile
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schreibersite
Siderite
Sillimanite
Sodalite
Sphalerite
Spinel
Staurolite
Strontianite
'Synchysite'
Synchysite-(Ce)
Synchysite-(Y)
'Tantalite'
Thorite
Titanite
Tridymite
Troilite
Uranophane
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Vermiculite
Vivianite
Wöhlerite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zircon


155 entries listed. 112 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

Localities in this Region

Malawi
Malawi

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References

Garson, M.S. (1965): Carbonatites in southern Malawi. Geological Survey of Malawi, Bulletin 15, 128 p.

Nkhoma, J. E. S. (2000): Geology of Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs, Geological Survey Dept. (Zomba, Malawi), 11 pp.


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