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Stiepelmann Mine, Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 53' 45'' South , 15° 2' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -21.8958333333, 15.0438888889
An abandoned mine in the vicinity of the Klein Spitzkopje. Type locality for stiepelmannite = florencite-(Ce). Namibian phenakite was first reported from this locality.

Phenakites from this locality are often mislabelled as coming from Klein Spitzkojpe.

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30 entries listed. 18 valid minerals. 7 erroneous literature entries.

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Ramdohr, P. (1936): Bertrandit von Klein-Spitzkoppe, Südwestafrika. Zentralbl. Mineral. Abt. A. 257-262.

Medenbach, O. (2001): Paul Ramdohr und die Stiepelmannsche Beryll-Fundstelle. In: Namibia - Zauberwelt edler Steine und Kristalle. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, p. 56-71.

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