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Vubachikwe Mine, Gwanda - Filabusi District, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwei
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Vubachikwe MineMine
Gwanda - Filabusi DistrictDistrict
Matabeleland SouthProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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20° 52' 55'' South , 28° 55' 27'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
Gwanda14,450 (2018)10.5km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Econ Geol (1984) 79:162-171; Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Econ Geol (1984) 79:162-171; Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Econ Geol (1984) 79:162-171; Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1990). Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, S125-S135.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1984) 79:162-171

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Phillips, G.N., Groves, D.I., Martyn, J.E. (1984) An epigenetic origin for Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits. Economic Geology, 79(1), 162-171.
Oberthuer, T., Saager, R., Tomschi, H.P. (1990) Geological, mineralogical and geochemical aspects of Archean banded iron-formation-hosted gold deposits: Some examples from southern Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 25, 125-135.

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