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Shurugwi District (Selukwe District), Midlands, Zimbabwei
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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).; Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Clinochlore var: Diabantite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Clinochlore var: Pyknochlorite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
'Clinochrysotile'
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 76.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Colour: Purple
Description: Found hosted in green schist.
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 82.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 84.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Description: Green chrome-diaspore is found here.
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 91.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Dana 7:I:300.
Gold
Formula: Au
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
'Hornblende'
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).; Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Maslovite
Formula: PtBiTe
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Polarite
Formula: Pd(Bi,Pb)
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).; Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342; Murahwi, C. Z. (1996). The geology of the Unki platinum-base metal deposit, Selukwe subchamber, great dyke, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Rhodes University).
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Tschermakite
Formula: ☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Chaumba, J. (2017). Hydrothermal Alteration in the Main Sulfide Zone at Unki Mine, Shurugwi Subchamber of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: Evidence from Petrography and Silicates Mineral Chemistry. Minerals, 7(7), 127.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Maslovite2.EB.25PtBiTe
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Polarite2.AC.40Pd(Bi,Pb)
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Diabantite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pyknochlorite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinochrysotile'9.ED.
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tschermakite9.DE.10☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
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
Polarite2.8.6.1Pd(Bi,Pb)
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Maslovite2.12.3.12PtBiTe
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Clinochrysotile'71.1.2d.1
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinochlore
var: Diabantite
-(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pyknochlorite-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
'Pyroxene Group'-
Tschermakite-☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Clinochlore (var: Pyknochlorite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Clinochlore (var: Diabantite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O CupriteCu2O
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Clinochlore (var: Pyknochlorite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Clinochlore (var: Diabantite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pyknochlorite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Clinochlore (var: Diabantite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Pyknochlorite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Clinochlore (var: Diabantite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Clinochlore (var: Pyknochlorite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Clinochlore (var: Diabantite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CooperitePtS
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S LauriteRuS2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Clinochlore (var: Diabantite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)
TeTellurium
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te MaslovitePtBiTe
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
PtPlatinum
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt MaslovitePtBiTe
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)
BiBismuth
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Bi MaslovitePtBiTe
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)

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Pahla, T. (1990) Definition of ore in Shurugwi Chrome Mines, Zimbabwe. Chamber of Mines Journal, 32(8), 35-37.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 76.

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