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Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia

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Detailed Mineral List:
Anglesite
Localities: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Otuani pit, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Apachite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Azurite
Localities: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Baryte
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Ernst A. Schnaitmann. Baryte from Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Beyerite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Bismutite
Locality: Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Calcite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Calcite from Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Cerussite
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Cerussite from Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Chalcocite
Localities: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Chenevixite ?
Locality: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Chlorargyrite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Chrysocolla
Localities: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia ? (more information)
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Chrysocolla from Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Copper
Localities: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Onderra Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Cuprite
Localities: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Otuani pit, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Photo: © Ernst A. Schnaitmann. Cuprite from Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Dioptase
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2008 D. Schläfli. Dioptase from Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Djurleite
Localities: Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Photo: © Ernst A. Schnaitmann. Djurleite from Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Dolomite
Localities: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Galena
Localities: Otjhowe (Otjowe), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Otuani pit, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Photo: © E.A. Schnaitmann. Galena from Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Goethite
Localities: Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Photo: © Ernst A. Schnaitmann. Goethite from Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Hematite
Localities: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Hemimorphite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Iodargyrite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kaolinite
Localities: Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Otjhowe (Otjowe), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia ? (more information)
Lanarkite
Locality: Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Leadhillite
Locality: Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
'Limonite'
Locality: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Malachite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © R. Lang 2005. Malachite from Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Mimetite
Locality: Onderra Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia - erroneously reported
Mottramite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © Ernst A. Schnaitmann. Mottramite from Onderra Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Muscovite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Namibite
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Plancheite
Localities: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Christoph Mine (Christoff Mine; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia ? (more information)
Photo: © 2005 D. Schläfli. Plancheite from Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Plattnerite
Locality: Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Pyromorphite
Locality: Okatumba, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Quartz
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Quartz from Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Scrutinyite ?
Locality: Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Shattuckite
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Shattuckite from Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Silver
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Sulphohalite
Locality: Otjivalunda Pan, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Photo: © . Sulphohalite from Otjivalunda Pan, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Tenorite
Locality: Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Vanadinite
Locality: Otjitheka, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Vanadinite from Otjitheka, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
'Wad'
Locality: Kandesei (Otjozongombe; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Wulfenite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © Ernst A. Schnaitmann. Wulfenite from Onderra Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia


43 entries listed. 40 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

References

Niedermayr, G. & Schnaitmann, E. A. (2010): Neuigkeiten aus Namiba. Mineralien-Welt 21 (6), 89-96.

Schnaitmann, E. A. & Jahn, S. (2010): Mineralien aus Schürfen im Kaokoveld, Namibia. Mineralien-Welt 21 (2), 78-90.

Bowell, R. J. et al. (2013): Minerals of the Kaokoveld District, Kunene Region, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 44, 485-504.

Ermolina, O. S.; Belogub, E. V.; Khvorov, P. V.; Bowell, R. Dzh.; Egorova, L. (2013): Hypergenic minerals in copper-zinc ore occurrences of Koakoland [sic] area (Kunene region, Namibia). Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 142, 75-87 (in Russian).


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