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Bok se Puts Farm (Bokseputs farm), Gordonia District, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape, South Africai
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Bok se Puts Farm (Bokseputs farm)Farm
Gordonia DistrictDistrict
Namakwa District (Namaqualand)District
Northern CapeProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 7' South , 18° 27' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.11667,18.45000
GeoHash:G#: k6thev6vs
Locality type:Farm
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Grandidierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Reference: Minerals of South Africa; Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Kornerupine
Formula: Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa; Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Description: Crystals to 20 cm
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Werdingite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Type Locality:
Description: In a gneiss
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Becquerelite'4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
'Hercynite'4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
'Samarskite-(Y)'4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
'Uraninite'4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Fergusonite-(Y)'7.GA.05YNbO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
'Torbernite'8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Grandidierite'9.AJ.05(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kornerupine'9.BJ.50Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
'Sillimanite'9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
'Thorite'9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
'Werdingite' (TL)9.BD.35(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Grandidierite54.1.1.1(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Werdingite (TL)56.3.2.1(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Kornerupine58.1.1.1Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
BBoron
B Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
B KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
B Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
OOxygen
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
O Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Mg KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Mg Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Ca Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
YYttrium
Y Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Y Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Nb Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
ThThorium
Th Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
U Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3190510
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Bushmanland

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2237964
Concordia Granite of Spektakel Suite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Concordia Granite

Description: Poorly foliated leucogranite

Reference: Council for Geoscience. Geologic map of South Africa, 1:1M. National Science Councils of South Africa. [41]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3306493

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic

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

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