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UG-2 reef, Western Bushveld Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africai
Regional Level Types
UG-2 reefReef
Western Bushveld ComplexComplex
Bojanala Platinum DistrictDistrict
North WestProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 25° South , 28° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~120km
Locality type:Reef


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Natural History Museum specimen, Mindat photo id 685842; Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Palladosilicide
Formula: Pd2Si
Reference: Cabri, L.J., McDonald, A.M., Stanley, C.J., Rudashevsky, N.S., Poirier, G., Wilhelmij, H.R., Zhe, W., Rudashevsky, V.N. (2015) Palladosilicide, Pd2Si, a new mineral from the Kapalagulu Intrusion, Western Tanzania and the Bushveld Complex, South Africa, Mineralogical Magazine, 79 , 295–307
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Taimyrite ?
Formula: (Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Reference: Natural History Museum specimen, Mindat photo id 685842
Vysotskite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Taimyrite' ?1.AG.15(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Cooperite'2.CC.35bPtS
'Laurite'2.EB.05aRuS2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Vysotskite'2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Palladosilicide'-Pd2Si

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Taimyrite ?1.2.10.1(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Vysotskite2.8.5.2(Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Palladosilicide-Pd2Si

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
SiSilicon
Si PalladosilicidePd2Si
SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S CooperitePtS
S LauriteRuS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
CuCopper
Cu Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
PdPalladium
Pd PalladosilicidePd2Si
Pd Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Pd Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
SnTin
Sn Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn

References

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Hey, P.V., (1999), The effects of weathering on the UG-2 chromitite reef of the Bushveld Complex, with special reference to the platinum-group minerals. South African Journal of Geology. 102: 251-260.
Penberthy, C.J. and Merkle, R.K.W., (1999), Lateral variations in the platinum-group element content and mineralogy of the UG-2 chromitite layer, Bushveld Complex. South African Journal of Geology. 102: 240-250.
Voordouw, R. J., Gutzmer, J., & Beukes, N. J. (2010). Zoning of platinum group mineral assemblages in the UG2 chromitite determined through in situ SEM-EDS-based image analysis. Mineralium Deposita, 45(2), 147-159.
Cabri, L.J., McDonald, A.M., Stanley, C.J., Rudashevsky, N.S., Poirier, G., Wilhelmij, H.R., Zhe, W., Rudashevsky, V.N. (2015) Palladosilicide, Pd2Si, a new mineral from the Kapalagulu Intrusion, Western Tanzania and the Bushveld Complex, South Africa, Mineralogical Magazine, 79 , 295–307


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