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Nandu Mine, Nandu Village, Kaduna, Nigeriai
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Nandu MineMine
Nandu VillageVillage
KadunaState
NigeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
9° 14' North , 8° 31' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wamba27,137 (2016)33.8km
Akwanga15,985 (2016)37.8km
Kagoro77,008 (2016)43.9km
Kafanchan79,522 (2016)45.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Nandu Mine, Nandu Village, Kaduna State, Nigeria


The mine produces mainly beryl and cutting grade emerald.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
West AfricaUN Subregion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Labeled Emerald specimen from the Nandu mine is in the Mario Pauwels collection
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Labeled Emerald specimen from the Nandu mine is in the Mario Pauwels collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)

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