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Kigali City Province, Rwandai
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Kigali745,261 (2016)


Formerly called Kigali-Ville Prefecture.

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Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate

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24 valid minerals.

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
'Alumotungstite'
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Anthoinite
Formula: AlWO3(OH)3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.; Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Reference: Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite
Reference: Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague); Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Meymacite
Formula: WO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Raspite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Muchez, P., Schneider, J., Burgess, R., Boyce, A. J., and Fernandez-Alonso, M., 2010. Geology of the cassiterite mineralisation in the Rutongo area, Rwanda (Central Africa): Current state of knowledge. Geologica Belgica 13, 91-112.
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Geol. Belg. 11 (2008) 251-258.; Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
'Xenotime'
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
Yttrotungstite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Reference: Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hydrokenoelsmoreite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
var: Ferritungstite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
Meymacite4.FJ.05WO3 · 2H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Raspite4.DG.20Pb(WO4)
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Yttrotungstite-(Ce)4.FD.20(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anthoinite7.GB.35AlWO3(OH)3
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alumotungstite'-2W2O6(H2O)
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
AX3
Meymacite4.5.3.1WO3 · 2H2O
Tungstite4.5.2.1WO3 · H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Raspite48.1.4.1Pb(WO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Anthoinite48.3.3.1AlWO3(OH)3
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Yttrotungstite-(Ce)49.3.3.1(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alumotungstite'-2W2O6(H2O)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite-2W2O6(H2O)
var: Ferritungstite-2W2O6(H2O)
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
H AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
H TungstiteWO3 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Alumotungstite2W2O6(H2O)
H Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
H MeymaciteWO3 · 2H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
O AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
O FerberiteFeWO4
O TungstiteWO3 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O Alumotungstite2W2O6(H2O)
O Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O MeymaciteWO3 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O RaspitePb(WO4)
AlAluminium
Al AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
CeCerium
Ce Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
WTungsten
W Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
W AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
W FerberiteFeWO4
W TungstiteWO3 · H2O
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W Alumotungstite2W2O6(H2O)
W Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W MeymaciteWO3 · 2H2O
W RaspitePb(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb RaspitePb(WO4)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi BismuthBi

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