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Lushof Mine, Victoria West, Pixley ka Seme District, Northern Cape, South Africai
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Lushof MineMine
Victoria West- not defined -
Pixley ka Seme DistrictDistrict
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 30° South , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~229km
Locality type:Mine


A diamond mine in a kimberlite pipe.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 9 - Silicates
'Meionite'9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
SSulfur
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
CaCalcium
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

References

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Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Some Aspects of the Mineralogy and Petrology of Ultramafic Xenoliths in Kimberlite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
Matheys, F. G., (1990), The alluvial diamond deposits of the lower Vaal river between Barkly West and the Vaal-Harts confluence in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa.


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