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Estuaire Province, Gaboni
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Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Province
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Libreville578,156 (2012)
Ntoum8,569 (2018)
Cocobeach1,653 (2012)


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15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn1211
'Hornblende'
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Monazite'
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.
Zirconolite
Formula: CaZrTi2O7
Reference: Maier, W. D., Rasmussen, B., Fletcher, I. R., Godel, B., Barnes, S. J., Fisher, L. A., ... & Lahaye, Y. (2015). Petrogenesis of the∼ 2· 77 Ga Monts de Cristal Complex, Gabon: Evidence for Direct Precipitation of Pt-arsenides from Basaltic Magma. Journal of Petrology, 56(7), 1285-1308.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Monazite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Monazite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
ZrZirconium
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2

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