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Toubabouko diamond field, Toubabouko, Séguéla department, Worodougou, Woroba, Ivory Coasti
Regional Level Types
Toubabouko diamond field- not defined -
Toubabouko- not defined -
Séguéla departmentDepartment
WorodougouRegion
WorobaDistrict
Ivory CoastCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
8° North , 6° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~71km
Köppen climate type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Côte d'Ivoire


Kimberlitic dikes and diatremes cluster (Cretaceous).

The diamonds are recovered from the surface eluvions.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Clinochlore var. Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Pouclet A. (2004) Découverte d’un diatrème de kimberlite diamantifère. C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Hercynite var. Chromohercynite
Formula: Fe(Al,Cr)2O4
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Jeppeite
Formula: (K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
'Monazite'
Formula: (REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bardet, M. G., & Vachette, M. (1966). Determination of the ages of kimberlites of west Africa and an attempt at the interpretation from the dates of the different diamondiferous advents in the world. In 3d symposium of African geology: London, Commonwealth Geology Liaison Office Rept (Vol. 6660, No. 88, pp. 15-17). Bardet, M. G. (1974). Géologie du diamant: Gisements de diamant d'Afrique (No. 83). Éditions BRGM.
Priderite
Formula: K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
var. Chromohercynite4.BB.05Fe(Al,Cr)2O4
Jeppeite4.CC.50(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
Priderite4.DK.05bK(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var. Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
AB8X16
Priderite7.9.4.1K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
Miscellaneous
Jeppeite8.7.9.1(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var. Pennine-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Hercynite
var. Chromohercynite
-Fe(Al,Cr)2O4
'Monazite'-(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinochlore var. PennineMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
O PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
O Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
O Clinochlore var. PennineMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O AnataseTiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Hercynite var. ChromohercyniteFe(Al,Cr)2O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Clinochlore var. PennineMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Clinochlore var. PennineMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Hercynite var. ChromohercyniteFe(Al,Cr)2O4
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Clinochlore var. PennineMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
KPotassium
K PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
K Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
Ti Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
Ti AnataseTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Hercynite var. ChromohercyniteFe(Al,Cr)2O4
FeIron
Fe PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
Fe Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Hercynite var. ChromohercyniteFe(Al,Cr)2O4
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
LaLanthanum
La Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
NdNeodymium
Nd Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
SmSamarium
Sm Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)
GdGadolinium
Gd Monazite(REE/Ce/La/Nd/Sm/Gd)(PO4)

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Ivory Coast
West AfricaUN Subregion

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