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Lasamba Hill, Kwale County, Kenyai
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Lasamba HillHill
Kwale CountyCounty
KenyaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
4° South , 39° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~79km
Locality type:


Kornerupine occurrence in highly metamorphic precambrian rocks. Located about 6 km SE of Lasamba Hill.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Berdesinskiite (TL)
Formula: V3+2TiO5
Type Locality:
Reference: Bernhardt, H.J., Schmetzer, K., Medenbach, O. (1983) Berdesinskiite, V₂TiO5, a new mineral from Kenya and additional data for schreyerite, V2Ti3O9. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 3, 110 - 118.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Kornerupine
Formula: Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 51
Schreyerite (TL)
Formula: V3+2Ti3O9
Type Locality:
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983). Bernhardt, H.J., Schmetzer, K., Medenbach, O. (1983) Berdesinskiite, V₂TiO5, a new mineral from Kenya and additional data for schreyerite, V2Ti3O9. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 3, 110 - 118.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Berdesinskiite (TL)4.CB.30V3+2TiO5
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Schreyerite (TL)4.CB.35V3+2Ti3O9
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kornerupine9.BJ.50Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'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 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X5
Berdesinskiite (TL)7.7.2.1V3+2TiO5
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Schreyerite (TL)8.4.1.1V3+2Ti3O9
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Kornerupine58.1.1.1Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
O SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
O QuartzSiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
Ti SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
V SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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Bernhardt, H.J., Schmetzer, K., Medenbach, O. (1983) Berdesinskiite, V₂TiO5, a new mineral from Kenya and additional data for schreyerite, V2Ti3O9. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 3, 110 - 118.

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