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Makonde District (Lomagundi District), Mashonaland West, Zimbabwei
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Makonde District (Lomagundi District)District
Mashonaland WestProvince
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27 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 44.
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 66
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
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
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Cabri, L. (2002) The Geology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Beneficiation of Platinum-group Elements. CIM
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
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
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.ame.com.au/mines/Cu/Miriam-Norah.htm
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Description: Associated with azurite, chrysocolla, and dioptase.
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 44.; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 93.
'Maufite'
Reference: Keep, F.E. (1930) Notes on Nickel Occurrences in the Great Dyke of Southern Rhodesia. Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa: 32: 103.; Foshag, W.F. (1930) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 15: 274-276.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chrome-Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Dan Weinrich specimen
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Triplite
Formula: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 851.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bixbyite4.CB.10Mn3+2O3
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chrome-Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Triplite8.BB.10Mn2+2(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Maufite'-

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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
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
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bixbyite4.3.7.2Mn3+2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2Mn2+2(PO4)F
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
'Maufite'78.7.13.1
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Quartz
var: Chrome-Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O BixbyiteMn23+O3
O Quartz (var: Chrome-Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
FFluorine
F TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chrome-Chalcedony)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
PPhosphorus
P TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn BixbyiteMn23+O3
Mn TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Wikidata ID:Q6739880

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