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Cuamba, Niassa Province, Mozambiquei
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Largest Settlements:
Cuamba73,268 (2012)
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cuamba, Niassa Province, Mozambique

Cuamba District is a district of Niassa Province in north-western Mozambique. The principal town is Cuamba.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Rob Lavinsky photo
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Martins da Pedra.
Pyrope var: Rhodolite
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Martins da Pedra.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates
var: Rhodolite9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Rhodolite-Mg3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3

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