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Broomstock Mine, Kwekwe District (Que Que District), Midlands, Zimbabwei
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Broomstock MineMine
Kwekwe District (Que Que District)District
MidlandsProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 54' 8'' South , 29° 46' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kwekwe99,149 (2012)4.6km
Redcliff33,197 (2013)14.5km


Three different types of gold ore: in banded iron formation, shear zones in metabasalts, and supergene enriched ores.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Buchholz, P., Herzig, P., Friedrich, G., and Frei, R. (1998): Granite-hosted gold mineralization in the Midlands greenstone belt: a new type of low-grade gold deposit in Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita 33, 437-460; Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Siderite var: Mg-rich Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)CO3
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Nutte, T. H. C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., & Tomschi, H. P. (1988). The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Mg-rich Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mg)CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

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 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Siderite
var: Mg-rich Siderite
-(Fe,Mg)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CoCobalt
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Buchholz, P., Herzig, P., Friedrich, G., Frei, R. (1998) Granite-hosted gold mineralization in the Midlands greenstone belt: a new type of low-grade gold deposit in Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita, 33, 437-460.
Nutte, T.H.C., Oberthür, T., Saager, R., Tomschi, H.P. (1988) The geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the broomstock gold deposit, Kwekwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe; Some implications for gold mineralization in jaspilite iron formations. Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(2), 145-162.

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