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Omaheke Region, Namibiai
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Omaheke RegionRegion
NamibiaCountry

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PlacePopulation
Gobabis16,321 (2012)
Other Languages:
Afrikaans:
Omaheke, Namibië
French:
Omaheke, Namibie
German:
Omaheke, Namibia
Italian:
regione di Omaheke, Namibia
Russian:
Омахеке, Намибия
Simplified Chinese:
奧馬海凱區, 纳米比亚
Spanish:
Omaheke, Namibia
Arabic:
إقليم أوماهيكي, ناميبيا
Bulgarian:
Омахеке, Намибия
Cebuano:
Omaheke, Namibya
Croatian:
Omaheke, Namibija
Dutch:
Omaheke, Namibië
Estonian:
Omaheke ringkond, Namiibia
Faroese:
Omaheke, Namibia
Farsi/Persian:
منطقه اوماهکه, نامیبیا
Finnish:
Omaheke, Namibia
Georgian:
ომაჰეკეს რეგიონი, ნამიბია
Hindi:
ओमाहेके प्रदेश, नामीबिया
Japanese:
オマヘケ州, ナミビア
Korean:
오마헤케주, 나미비아
Lithuanian:
Omahekės regionas, Namibija
Northern Frisian:
Omaheke, Namiibia
Norwegian:
Omaheke, Namibia
Polish:
Omaheke, Namibia
Portuguese:
Omaheke, Namíbia
Romanian:
Regiunea Omaheke, Namibia
Slovak:
Omaheke, Namíbia
Swahili:
Mkoa wa Omaheke, Namibia
Traditional Chinese:
奧馬海凱區, 納米比亞
Turkish:
Omaheke, Namibya
Ukrainian:
Омахеке, Намібія
Urdu:
اوماہیکے علاقہ, نمیبیا
Western Punjabi:
صوبہ اوماہیکے, نمیبیا


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20 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Kitt, Shawn & Kisters, Alex & Vennemann, Torsten & Steven, Nick. (2017) Orebody geometry, fluid and metal sources of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Ekuja Dome of the Damara Belt in Namibia. Mineralium Deposita. 10.1007/s00126-017-0731-y.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Kitt, S. (2017). Geological setting and evolution of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Southern Zone accretionary prism of the Damara Belt, Namibia (Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University).
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Kitt, Shawn & Kisters, Alex & Vennemann, Torsten & Steven, Nick. (2017) Orebody geometry, fluid and metal sources of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Ekuja Dome of the Damara Belt in Namibia. Mineralium Deposita. 10.1007/s00126-017-0731-y.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Kitt, S. (2017). Geological setting and evolution of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Southern Zone accretionary prism of the Damara Belt, Namibia (Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University).
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Kitt, Shawn & Kisters, Alex & Vennemann, Torsten & Steven, Nick. (2017) Orebody geometry, fluid and metal sources of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Ekuja Dome of the Damara Belt in Namibia. Mineralium Deposita. 10.1007/s00126-017-0731-y.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Kitt, Shawn & Kisters, Alex & Vennemann, Torsten & Steven, Nick. (2017) Orebody geometry, fluid and metal sources of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Ekuja Dome of the Damara Belt in Namibia. Mineralium Deposita. 10.1007/s00126-017-0731-y.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mees, F. (1999): Distribution patterns of gypsum and kalistrontite in a dry lake basin of the southwestern Kalahari (Omongwa pan, Namibia). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 24, 731-744.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Kitt, S. (2017). Geological setting and evolution of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Southern Zone accretionary prism of the Damara Belt, Namibia (Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University).
Kalistrontite
Formula: K2Sr(SO4)2
Reference: Mees, F. (1999): Distribution patterns of gypsum and kalistrontite in a dry lake basin of the southwestern Kalahari (Omongwa pan, Namibia). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 24, 731-744.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Omongwaite (TL)
Formula: Na2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 72,1209-1220(2008)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kitt, Shawn & Kisters, Alex & Vennemann, Torsten & Steven, Nick. (2017) Orebody geometry, fluid and metal sources of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Ekuja Dome of the Damara Belt in Namibia. Mineralium Deposita. 10.1007/s00126-017-0731-y.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Kitt, S. (2017). Geological setting and evolution of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Southern Zone accretionary prism of the Damara Belt, Namibia (Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University).
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Kitt, S. (2017). Geological setting and evolution of the Omitiomire Cu deposit in the Southern Zone accretionary prism of the Damara Belt, Namibia (Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kalistrontite7.AD.40K2Sr(SO4)2
Omongwaite (TL)7.CD.65Na2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-

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
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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
Miscellaneous
Kalistrontite28.4.3.2K2Sr(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Omongwaite (TL)29.6.1.2Na2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(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, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OmongwaiteNa2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O OmongwaiteNa2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KalistrontiteK2Sr(SO4)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AnataseTiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O RutileTiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na OmongwaiteNa2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S OmongwaiteNa2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S KalistrontiteK2Sr(SO4)2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K KalistrontiteK2Sr(SO4)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca OmongwaiteNa2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
SrStrontium
Sr KalistrontiteK2Sr(SO4)2

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omaheke_Region
Wikidata ID:Q838775
GeoNames ID:3371205

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