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Shackleton Mine, Makonde District (Lomagundi District), Mashonaland West, Zimbabwei
Regional Level Types
Shackleton MineMine
Makonde District (Lomagundi District)District
Mashonaland WestProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 15' 56'' South , 30° 2' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chinhoyi61,739 (2018)20.0km
Banket9,641 (2013)39.9km
Mhangura6,503 (2014)43.4km
Raffingora1,957 (2018)48.7km


Sedimentary copper deposit, hosted in calcareous argillite and arkose.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Maiden, K.J., Innes, A.H., King, M.J., Master, S., Pettitt, I. (1984) Regional controls on the localization of stratabound copper deposits: Proterozoic examples from southern Africa and South Australia. Precambrian Research, 25, 99-118.
Newham, W.D.N. (1986) The Lomagundi and Sabi metallogenic provinces of Zimbabwe. In: Anhaeusser, C.R., and Maske, S. (eds.): Mineral Deposits of Southern Africa, Vol. 2. Geological Society of South Africa, 1351-1393.
Kirkham, R.V, Carriere, J.J., Laramee, R.M., Garson, D.F. (1994) Global distribution of sediment hosted stratiform copper deposits and occurrences. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2915b, 256 pages.
Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., Diggles, M.F. (2003) Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shackleton,_Zimbabwe
Wikidata ID:Q7460179

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