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Ameib Farm 60, Usakos, Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
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Latitude: 21°46'56"S
Longitude: 15°37'29"E
 
 
Minerals in miarolitic cavities.

Large farm rich in minerals. Cassiterite was first found in the Erongo in 1910 on this farm.

Mineral List

Beryl
var: Aquamarine
Cassiterite
'Clay'
Elbaite
Fluorapatite
Foitite ?
Jeremejevite
Microcline
Opal
Purpurite
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

Schorl
Topaz


14 entries listed. 11 valid minerals.

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References

Cairncross, B., and Bahmann, U., (2006) Famous Mineral Localities: The Erongo Mountains Namibia. Mineralogical Record, 37(5), 361-470.

Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, (in English).

Jahn, S., (2010): Blue Beauties - Jeremejewit-Neufund auf der Farm Ameib, Namibia. Mineralien-Welt Magazine: 21(4): 31-33.

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