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Ysterputs Farm 254, Karasburg District, Karas Region, Namibiai
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Ysterputs Farm 254Farm
Karasburg DistrictDistrict
Karas RegionRegion
NamibiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 15' South , 18° 5' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -28.25000,18.08333
GeoHash:G#: k6uz73pzu
Locality type:Farm
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A large deposit of blue banded chalcedony. The original recorded locality Blinkpan is to the west of this farm.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern: pg 391 (in English)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 391 pp. (in English)
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern: pg 391 (in English)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Quartz var: Blue Lace Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.idexonline.com/portal_FullMazalUbracha.asp?id=27923
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Joanna Wicht specimen Photo ID: 936289

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Lace Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Blue Lace Agate-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Blue Lace Agate)SiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Blue Lace Agate)SiO2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3308056

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186670
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Karoo Supergroup

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 391 pp. (in English)

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