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Tantalite Valley, Karasburg East, ǁKaras Region, Namibiai
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28° 43' South , 18° 48' East
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Mountainous area of about 50 square km. Located about 30 km south of Warmbad.
The mining area is situated on Umeis Farm 110 and Kinderzitt Farm 132,
over 50 pegmatites where exploited until mining stopped mid 1970s

Four, very big Nb-Ta pegmatites are mined.

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37 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Albite var. Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 54. Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Eucryptite
Formula: LiAlSiO4
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Feldspar Group var. Perthite'
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Lithiophilite
Formula: LiMn2+PO4
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
'Mica Group'
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
'Monazite'
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern: 657 (in English)
Moraesite
Formula: Be2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Pollucite
Formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Quartz var. Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Robertsite
Formula: Ca2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1989): Replacement phenomena in tantalum minerals from rare-metal pegmatites in South Africa and Namibia. Mineralogical Magazine 53, 571-581. [http://www.minersoc.org/pages/Archive-MM/Volume_53/53-373-571.pdf]
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
'Tourmaline var. Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Triphylite
Formula: LiFe2+PO4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 800 pp. (in English)
Triplite
Formula: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Reference: Baldwin, J. R. (1994). Lithium and tantalum mineralization in rare-element pegmatites from southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of St Andrews).
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Lithiophilite8.AB.10LiMn2+PO4
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Moraesite8.DA.05Be2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
Robertsite8.DH.30Ca2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Triphylite8.AB.10LiFe2+PO4
Triplite8.BB.10Mn2+2(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var. Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eucryptite9.AA.05LiAlSiO4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pollucite9.GB.05(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var. Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var. Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe1-xS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Lithiophilite38.1.1.2LiMn2+PO4
Triphylite38.1.1.1LiFe2+PO4
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2Mn2+2(PO4)F
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Moraesite42.6.1.1Be2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Robertsite42.8.4.2Ca2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Eucryptite51.1.1.3LiAlSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Pollucite77.1.1.2(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var. Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var. Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var. Rose Quartz
-SiO2
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var. Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H MoraesiteBe2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H RobertsiteCa2Mn33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
LiLithium
Li LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li EucryptiteLiAlSiO4
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be MoraesiteBe2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Tourmaline var. RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Quartz var. Rose QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
O Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
O TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O MoraesiteBe2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
O TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O RobertsiteCa2Mn33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Tourmaline var. RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O EucryptiteLiAlSiO4
FFluorine
F TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Na Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Al Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al EucryptiteLiAlSiO4
SiSilicon
Si Quartz var. Rose QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si EucryptiteLiAlSiO4
PPhosphorus
P LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
P TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
P MoraesiteBe2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O
P TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
P RobertsiteCa2Mn33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca RobertsiteCa2Mn33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Mn TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn RobertsiteCa2Mn33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
CsCaesium
Cs Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi BismuthBi

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Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)

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