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Colossus Mine, Bubi District, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwei
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Colossus MineMine
Bubi DistrictDistrict
Matabeleland NorthProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° South , 28° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~77km
Locality type:


A diamond mine in a kimberlite pipe.

Note: Originally located in Midlands, border changes currently put the location in Matabeleland North.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Dana 6:A3:32. Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 90.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Dana 6:A3:32.
Rocks & Minerals (1955) 30, 464-471.
Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., Rickwood, P.C. (1970) Some Aspects of the Mineralogy and Petrology of Ultramafic Xenoliths in Kimberlite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 26, 75-123.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 90.

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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