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Lesotho
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Name(s) in local language(s): Lesotho (Basutoland)
 
Basutoland was a British protectorate for the first part of the 20th century. On 1966-10-04, it became independent under the name of Lesotho.
It is an enclave — entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Calcite
Diamond
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
'Garnet'
Gonnardite
Hercynite
var: Picotite

Ilmenite
Knorringite (TL)
Natrolite
'Olivine'
Omphacite
Pectolite
Periclase
var: Ferropericlase

Perovskite
Pyrope
Quartz
var: Agate

var: Chalcedony
Rutile
Sanidine
'Serpentine Group'
Spinel
'Stilbite'
Zircon


27 entries listed. 16 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

Localities in this Region

Lesotho
Lesotho

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