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Gwantu, Kaduna, Nigeriai
Regional Level Types
Gwantu- not defined -
KadunaState
NigeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
9° 28' 59'' North , 8° 24' 0'' East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
Köppen climate type:


Beryls formed in miarolitic cavities in granite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp52-59
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Hydrokenoralstonite
Formula: Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
'Monazite'
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
'UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa'
Formula: NaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
Reference: Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Hydrokenoralstonite3.CF.05 Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
'UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa'3.CF.10NaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
Hydrokenoralstonite11.6.12.1 Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Aluminofluorides - Chains, Sheets and Frameworks
'UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa'11.8.4.NaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
H UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
O UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
F UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Na UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Mg UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Al UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNaNaCaMgAl3F14 · 4H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

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