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Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Gaboni
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Ogooué-Ivindo ProvinceProvince
GabonCountry

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Locality type:Province
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Makokou13,571 (2012)
Booué5,787 (2012)


Artisanal gold mining.

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5 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.fdi.net/documents/WorldBank/conferences/mining2000/Africadata/Gabon/MAR/Gabon.pdf
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Sims, S.J. (1973) Belinga iron ore deposit (Gabon). Earth Sciences 9, 323-334.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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