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Mavoio Mine (Mavio Mine; Cobre no Mavoio Mine), Uíge Province, Angola

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 13' 8'' South , 15° 3' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.21889,15.06250
GeoHash:G#: kqfswgbhm
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


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Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Mavoio Mine, Uíge Province, Angola

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Van King
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Van King
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Reference: A. M. I. Martins collection
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Van King
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Leon Hupperichs collection
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Van King
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Van King
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: A. M. I. Martins collection
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: www.socgeol.org/documents/type_1/BSGPXII0305.pdf
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: A. M. I. Martins collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Van King
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. M. I. Martins collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Cobaltoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Co)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Bayldonite'8.BH.45PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Bayldonite41.5.14.1PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
-(Ca,Co)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
CuCopper
Cu BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Devonian - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 3306550

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3191196
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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