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Eastern Region, Ghanai
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PlacePopulation
Koforidua96,266 (2012)
Akim Oda60,604 (2013)
Suhum49,398 (2013)
Nsawam44,522 (2013)
Asamankese39,435 (2013)
Begoro29,516 (2013)


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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

7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Habit: Inclusions in diamonds
Reference: Stachel, T., and Harris, J.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 336-352.
Diamond
Formula: C
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Habit: Inclusions in diamonds
Reference: Stachel, T., and Harris, J.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 336-352.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Habit: Inclusions in diamonds
Reference: Stachel, T., and Harris, J.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 336-352.
Gold
Formula: Au
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Habit: Inclusions in diamonds
Reference: Stachel, T., and Harris, J.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 336-352.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Habit: Inclusions in diamonds
Reference: Stachel, T., and Harris, J.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 336-352.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Michael Bainbridge collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
AlAluminium
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CrChromium
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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