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Biesies Mine, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape, South Africai
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Biesies MineMine
Okiep Copper DistrictDistrict
Namakwa District (Namaqualand)District
Northern CapeProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 30° South , 19° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~236km
Locality type:Mine


Tungsten mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Econ Geol. (1995) 90:1934-1954
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Raith, J.G., and Stein, H.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 741-753.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Raith, J.G., and Stein, H.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 741-753.; Econ Geol. (1995) 90:1934-1954
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Raith, J.G., and Stein, H.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 741-753.; Econ Geol. (1995) 90:1934-1954
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Raith, J.G., and Stein, H.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 741-753.; Econ Geol. (1995) 90:1934-1954

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O FerberiteFeWO4
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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Raith, J.G., and Stein, H.J. (2000): Re-Os dating and sulphur isotope composition of molybdenite from tungsten deposits in western Namaqualand, South Africa: implications for ore genesis and the timing of metamorphism. Mineralium Deposita 35, 741-753.


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