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Morogoro, Uluguru Mts (Uruguru Mts), Morogoro Region, Tanzaniai
Regional Level Types
Morogoro- not defined -
Uluguru Mts (Uruguru Mts)Mountain Range
Morogoro RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Key
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Morogoro250,902 (2016)
Ngerengere17,181 (2016)
Kisanga10,978 (2016)


Note: The Morogoro Urban District is one of the six districts of the Morogoro Region of Tanzania.

It contains the city Morogoro, capital of the Morogoro Region, and no villages.

The Morogoro Rural District is a different district.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Min Rec 36:3 p294
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).; Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Min Rec 36:3 p294
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Harvard Museum of Natural History specimen no. 124903
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).; Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).
Quartz var: Blue Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro inTansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German); Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
'Scapolite'
Reference: J. A. Freilich collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).; Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Min Rec 36:3 p294; Hintze, J. (2010): Safari njema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (I): Die gelben Danburite von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 25-28 (in German).
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Radl, W. & Weiß, S. (2010): Gelber Danburit - ein neuer Edelstein von Morogoro in Tansania. Lapis 35 (3), 28-31 (in German).
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 36:3 p294

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
Quartz
var: Blue Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Blue Quartz)SiO2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Blue Quartz)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

Fossils

There are 16 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

BETA TEST - These data are provided on an experimental basis and are taken from external databases. Mindat.org has no control currently over the accuracy of these data.

Occurrences61
Youngest Fossil Listed164 Ma (Middle Jurassic)
Oldest Fossil Listed269 Ma (Permian)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
Station Beds32170.3 - 168.3 Ma (Middle Jurassic)
Karoo - Hatambulo - Sumbadgi7268.8 - 252.17 Ma (Permian)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Coelostylina
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Coelostylinidae : Coelostylina170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Globularia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Architaenioglossa : Ampullinidae : Globularia170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Pseudomelania
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Pseudomelaniidae : Pseudomelania170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Grammatodon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Parallelodontidae : Grammatodon170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Parallelodon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Parallelodontidae : Parallelodon170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Mytilus
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Mytilus170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Pinna
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pinnidae : Pinna170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Bakevellia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Bakevelliidae : Bakevellia170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Chlamys
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pectinidae : Chlamys170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Entolium
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Entoliidae : Entolium170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Liostrea
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Liostrea166.1 - 163.5 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Plagiostoma
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Limida : Limidae : Plagiostoma170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Trigonia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Trigoniida : Trigoniidae : Trigonia170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Astarte
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Carditida : Astartidae : Astarte170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Eomiodon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Venerida : Eomiodon170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Isocyprina (Eotrapezium)
subgenus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Veneroidei : Arcticidae : Isocyprina : Isocyprina (Eotrapezium)170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Fimbria
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Lucinida : Lucinidae : Fimbria170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Lucina
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Lucinida : Lucinidae : Lucina170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Mactromya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Lucinida : Mactromyidae : Mactromya170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Pronoella
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Venerida : Trapezidae : Pronoella170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Tancredia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Cardiida : Tancrediidae : Tancredia170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Corbula
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Corbulidae : Corbula170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Ceratomya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Ceratomyidae : Ceratomya170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Goniomya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pholadomyidae : Goniomya170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Thracia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Thraciidae : Thracia170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Protocardia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Cardiida : Cardiidae : Protocardia170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Equisetites
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Equisetales : Equisetaceae : Equisetites268.8 - 252.17 Ma
Permian
Glossopteris
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Rigbyaceae : Glossopteris268.8 - 252.17 Ma
Permian
Sigillaria
genus
Plantae : Sigillariaceae : Sigillaria268.8 - 252.17 Ma
Permian
Praeexogyra dubiensis
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Praeexogyra : Praeexogyra dubiensis168.3 - 166.1 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Actinostreon gregareum
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Palaeolophidae : Actinostreon : Actinostreon gregareum170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Ceratomya pittieri
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pholadida : Ceratomyidae : Ceratomya : Ceratomya pittieri166.1 - 163.5 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Pholadomya lirata
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pholadomyida : Pholadomyidae : Pholadomya : Pholadomya lirata170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Osteomya dilata
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pholadomyidae : Osteomya : Osteomya dilata170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Bositra buchi
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Posidoniidae : Bositra : Bositra buchi174.1 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Phyllotheca
genus
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Phyllotheca268.8 - 252.17 Ma
Permian
Ataphrus acmon
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Ataphridae : Ataphrus : Ataphrus acmon170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Schizoneura
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Equisetales : Schizoneura268.8 - 252.17 Ma
Permian
Modiolus anatinus
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Modiolus : Modiolus anatinus170.3 - 168.3 Ma
Middle Jurassic
Fossil LocalitiesClick to show 16 fossil localities

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morogoro_Urban_District
Wikidata ID:Q3710547

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