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Ankole pegmatite field, Mbarara District, Western Region, Ugandai
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Ankole pegmatite fieldPegmatite Field
Mbarara DistrictDistrict
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24 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: American Mineralogist (1967): 52: 560.
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, Vol. 83, 2011, pp 57–70
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Gallagher, M.J., Atkin, D. (1966) Meta-ankoleïte, hydrated potassium uranyl phosphate. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain: 25: 49-54.
Bityite
Formula: LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
Eosphorite
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Von Knorring, O.V., Sahama, Th. G. & Lehtinen, M. (1969) Ferroan wodginite from Ankole, south-west Uganda. Bull.Geol. Soc. Finland 41:65—69
Ferrowodginite
Formula: Fe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: Excalibur Mineral Co. specimen
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
Grayite
Formula: (Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Von Knorring, O.V., Sahama, Th. G. & Lehtinen, M. (1969) Ferroan wodginite from Ankole, south-west Uganda. Bull.Geol. Soc. Finland 41:65—69
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Meta-ankoleite (TL)
Formula: K2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1967): 52: 560.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Oleg von Knorring, Th. G. Sahama and Jaakko Siivola (1979) Zincian Staurolite from Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine 43:446
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Wodginite var: Ferroan Wodginite
Description: According to Erit et al. (1992) the sample studied by Von Knorring (1969) is not ferrowodginite but a ferroan variety of wodginite.
Reference: Von Knorring, O.V., Sahama, Th. G. & Lehtinen, M. (1969) Ferroan wodginite from Ankole, south-west Uganda. Bull.Geol. Soc. Finland 41:65—69; Ercit, T. S., Černý, P., Hawthorne, F. C. (1992) The wodginite group. III. Classification and new species. The Canadian Mineralogist 30: 633-638
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Ferrowodginite4.DB.40Fe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Lithiophorite4.FE.25(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
var: Ferroan Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Eosphorite8.DD.20Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Grayite8.CJ.45(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Meta-ankoleite (TL)8.EB.15K2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Bityite9.EC.35LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Chloritoid9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
Miscellaneous
Lithiophorite6.4.1.1(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ferrowodginite8.1.8.2Fe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
AB2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Meta-ankoleite (TL)40.2a.8.1K2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Grayite40.4.7.4(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Eosphorite42.7.1.2Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Goyazite42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Bityite71.2.2c.3LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Wodginite
var: Ferroan Wodginite
-Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Meta-ankoleiteK2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Li BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Meta-ankoleiteK2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O CorundumAl2O3
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Al BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P Meta-ankoleiteK2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Meta-ankoleiteK2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Ca BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Mn EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Mn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
FeIron
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Sn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
PbLead
Pb Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
ThThorium
Th Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
UUranium
U Meta-ankoleiteK2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O

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