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Sasolburg, Fezile Dabi District, Free State, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Sasolburg- not defined -
Fezile Dabi DistrictDistrict
Free StateProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° 43' South , 27° 56' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Vereeniging474,681 (2012)4.9km
Vanderbijlpark246,754 (2012)9.5km
Sasolburg77,016 (2012)15.8km
Deneysville12,397 (2012)25.3km
Orange Farm10,000 (2018)26.8km


Coal fields.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Witwatersrand goldfield, South AfricaMining Region

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Description: Green inter-granular fillings in sandstone & shale directly above the coal seams.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
Letovicite
Formula: (NH4)3H(SO4)2
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
Mascagnite
Formula: (NH4)2SO4
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Reference: International Journal of Coal Geology 72 (2007) 124–140

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Salammoniac3.AA.25NH4Cl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Letovicite7.AD.20(NH4)3H(SO4)2
Mascagnite7.AD.05(NH4)2SO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
Anhydrous Acid Sulfates
Letovicite28.1.3.1(NH4)3H(SO4)2
A2XO4
Mascagnite28.2.1.1(NH4)2SO4
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Letovicite(NH4)3H(SO4)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NNitrogen
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
N Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
N Letovicite(NH4)3H(SO4)2
OOxygen
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Letovicite(NH4)3H(SO4)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4
S Letovicite(NH4)3H(SO4)2
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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J. Denis N. Pone, Kim A.A. Hein, Glenn B. Stracher, Harold J. Annegarn, Robert B. Finkleman, Donald R. Blake, John K. McCormack, Paul Schroeder (2007) The spontaneous combustion of coal and its by-products in the Witbank and Sasolburg coalfields of South Africa. International Journal of Coal Geology 72, 124–140.

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