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Somabula Forest alluvial deposit, Somabula, Gweru District (Gwelo District), Midlands, Zimbabwei
Regional Level Types
Somabula Forest alluvial depositDeposit
Somabula- not defined -
Gweru District (Gwelo District)City
MidlandsProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° South , 29° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:


15km SW of Gweru.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 74.
Chrysoberyl var: Alexandrite
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 74.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Extra Lapis English 14:58-59

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
var: Alexandrite4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'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
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
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
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chrysoberyl
var: Alexandrite
-BeAl2O4
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O RutileTiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Chrysoberyl (var: Alexandrite)BeAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 73.
ExtraLapis English 14 (2011) Topaz - Perfect Cleavage: 58-59.

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