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Type V pegmatites, Giraul pegmatite field, Namibe Province, Angolai
Regional Level Types
Type V pegmatitesPegmatite Field
Giraul pegmatite fieldPegmatite Field
Namibe ProvinceProvince
AngolaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 15° 29' 3'' South , 12° 43' 21'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Pegmatite Field
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
Holmquistite
Formula: ☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
Petalite
Formula: LiAl(Si4O10)
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Antonio Olimpio Gonçalves, Joan Carles Melgarejo, Pura Alfonso Abella (2009) SEQUENCE OF CRYSTALLISATION OF PEGMATITES: THE ANGOLA CASE. Estudos Geológicos v. 19 (2), pp 35-39

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Holmquistite9.DD.05☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Holmquistite66.1.2.9☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with tetrahedral Al cross-linking
Petalite72.6.1.1LiAl(Si4O10)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
NaSodium
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

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