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Rubeho Mtn, Mpapwa, Mpwapwa District (Mpwampwa), Dodoma Region, Tanzaniai
Regional Level Types
Rubeho MtnMountain
Mpapwa- not defined -
Mpwapwa District (Mpwampwa)District
Dodoma RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° 15' 28'' South , 36° 51' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Geiro37,909 (2016)12.0km
Mpwapwa19,806 (2016)43.4km
Msowero17,861 (2018)48.0km
Kongwa11,840 (2016)50.0km


Locality in the Rubeho Mts, about 100 km from Mpapwa.

Green titanite crystals in alpinotype clefts in a muscovite gneiss.

GPS coordinates are currently provisionally set to the town of Rubeho, not the mountain itself.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.
Fluoro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Van King
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: According information from Italian, who are working there and digged this stuff ( Fabio Americolo )
'Scapolite'
Reference: Van King
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Fluoro-pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Fluoro-pargasite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
FFluorine
F Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
CaCalcium
Ca Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O

References

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Hintze, J. (2009) Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis, 34(10), 29-30.

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubeho
Wikidata ID:Q7375918

Localities in this Region

  • Dodoma Region
    • Mpwapwa District (Mpwampwa)

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

Africa
Somali PlateTectonic Plate

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