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Vametco Mine, Brits (Brits District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Vametco MineMine
Brits (Brits District)- not defined -
Bojanala Platinum DistrictDistrict
North WestProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 34' 27'' South , 27° 53' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ga-Rankuwa68,767 (2012)11.5km
Brits122,497 (2012)12.9km
Mabopane97,417 (2012)22.7km
Pretoria1,619,438 (2016)35.3km
Diepsloot350,000 (2014)41.7km


Uitvalgrond 431 farm. Open pit iron mine operated by Vametco Minerals Corporation.

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


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1991 55 : 465-477
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1991 55 : 465-477

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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