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Khan Mine, Arandis, Swakopmund District, Erongo Region, Namibia
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Keilhauite
Khan Mine, Arandis, Swakopmund District, Erongo Region, Namibia

Photo: 2008 Peter Cristofono
 
 
A former copper mine that closed in 1918. The former mine lies 4.4 miles (7 kilometers) south of Arandis.

Mineral List

'Apatite'
Bornite
Calcite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chrysocolla
Copper
Covellite
Cuprite
Delafossite
Dyscrasite
Epidote
Fluorite
Galena
'Hornblende'
Linnaeite
Malachite
Orthoclase
Pyrite
'Pyroxene Group'
Quartz
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
'Stilbite'
Tenorite
Titanite
var: Keilhauite
Wittichenite


29 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

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References

- Ramdohr, P. (1938): Die Khan-Grube bei Arandis, Südwestafrika. Z. prakt. Geol. 46, 42-50.
- Bürg, G. (1942): Die Nutzbaren Minerallagerstätten von Deutsch-Südwestafrika, pp. 80-83.

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