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Wampewo Hill, Busiro Co. (Bushiro Co.), Wakiso District, Central Region, Ugandai
Regional Level Types
Wampewo HillHill
Busiro Co. (Bushiro Co.)County
Wakiso DistrictDistrict
Central RegionRegion
UgandaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
0° 30' North , 32° 10' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mityana41,131 (2016)18.4km
Wakiso20,530 (2016)34.2km
Mpigi11,082 (2016)34.7km
Namasuba22,507 (2016)35.3km
Wobulenzi24,415 (2016)46.0km


A pegmatite intruded into mica schist.

Possibly identical to Nampeyo / Gamba Hill localities.

(Formerly in Buganda Province.)

The GPS coordinates currently used on Mindat place the locality in Mityana District, while the Wikipedia link for "Wampeewo" (with 2 E's) below places the locality in Wakiso District.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)' (FRL)
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min 62 (1977), 403; HB3 (1997)
Bismutotantalite
Formula: Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 63
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweiz. mineral. petrogr. Mitt. 59: 15-19
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
Rynersonite
Formula: CaTa2O6
Description: It's habitus, properties chemistry corresponds to the type of rynersonite. However this is more Ta-dominant and has a slightly larger unit cell.
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
'UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaP'
Formula: Bi-Ca-Al-P-O
Reference: von Knorring, O. (1972): The occurrence of bismuth minerals in some African pegmatites. Annu. Rep. Res. Inst. African Geol., Univ. Leeds: 16: 53-55; in: Fleischer, M. (1974): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 59: 1139-1141
Waylandite (TL)
Formula: BiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Type Locality:
Reference: Min Mag 50 (1986), 730; Am Min 73 (1988), 199
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: von Knorring, O. & Sahama, Th. G. (1979): A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 59: 15-19

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)' (TL)4.DH.15
Bismutotantalite4.DE.30Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rynersonite4.DF.05CaTa2O6
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Waylandite (TL)8.BL.13BiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaP'-Bi-Ca-Al-P-O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Bismutotantalite8.1.6.3Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)' (FRL)8.2.2.5
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Rynersonite8.3.7.2CaTa2O6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Montebrasite41.5.8.2LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Waylandite (TL)41.5.12.1BiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaP'-Bi-Ca-Al-P-O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WaylanditeBiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
LiLithium
Li MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
OOxygen
O WaylanditeBiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
O UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaPBi-Ca-Al-P-O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
O RynersoniteCaTa2O6
AlAluminium
Al WaylanditeBiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Al UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaPBi-Ca-Al-P-O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P WaylanditeBiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaPBi-Ca-Al-P-O
P MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaPBi-Ca-Al-P-O
Ca RynersoniteCaTa2O6
MnManganese
Mn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
TaTantalum
Ta BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
Ta WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta RynersoniteCaTa2O6
BiBismuth
Bi WaylanditeBiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Bi BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
Bi UM1972-05-BiO:AlCaPBi-Ca-Al-P-O

References

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von Knorring, O., Sahama, Th.G. (1979) A note on rynersonite from Uganda. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 59, 15-19.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wampeewo
Wikidata ID:Q24054204

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