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Namakwa Sands Mine, Papendorp, West Coast District, Western Cape Province, South Africa


List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe(Cr,Al,Fe)2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Pseudorutile8.4.2.1Fe2Ti3O9
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1ZrSiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals
'Amphibole Group'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
Leucoxene-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z


16 entries listed. 10 valid minerals.

References

Macdonald, W.G., Rozendaal, A., and de Meijer, R.J. (1997), Radiometric characteristics of heavy mineral deposits along the west coast of South Africa. Mineralium Deposita 32, 371-381.

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