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Klipspringer Mine, Mokopane (Potgietersrus), Mogalakwena, Waterberg District, Limpopo, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Klipspringer MineMine
Mokopane (Potgietersrus)- not defined -
Mogalakwena- not defined -
Waterberg DistrictDistrict
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
24° South , 28° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~28km
Locality type:


A small diamond mine, owned by Southern Era Resources.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Bushveld Complex, South AfricaComplex

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.; Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O CoesiteSiO2
O RutileTiO2
AlAluminium
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si CoesiteSiO2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2

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Westerlund, K. J., & Gurney, J. J. (2004). Silicate and oxide inclusion characteristics and infra-red absorption analysis of diamonds from the Klipspringer kimberlites, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 107(1-2), 131-146.
Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Kimberlite-hosted diamond deposits of southern Africa: A review. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.


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