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Borehole AKH49, Sishen, Kathu, Postmasburg manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africai
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Borehole AKH49Borehole
Sishen- not defined -
Kathu- not defined -
Postmasburg manganese field- not defined -
Northern CapeProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 28° South , 26° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~375km
Locality type:Borehole


Borehole AKH49 is sited on the farm King immediately to the south of the Sishen Fe-ore mine.

Drill-core material (drilling "at the Bruce iron-ore mine") contained a sugilite-bearing assemblage in the Wolhaarkop breccia.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Armbrusterite
Formula: K5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Kentrolite
Formula: Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
'K Feldspar'
'Manganese'
Formula: Mn
Norrishite ?
Formula: KLiMn3+2(Si4O10)O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Serandite
Formula: NaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Sugilite
Formula: K(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Manganese'1.AE.30Mn
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Armbrusterite9.EG.65K5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Kentrolite9.BE.80Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Norrishite ?9.EC.20KLiMn3+2(Si4O10)O2
Serandite9.DG.05NaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)
Sugilite9.CM.05K(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Kentrolite56.2.10.2Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Sugilite63.2.1a.9K(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Serandite65.2.1.5NaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Norrishite ?71.2.2b.11KLiMn3+2(Si4O10)O2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Armbrusterite-K5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
'K Feldspar'-
'Manganese'-Mn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ArmbrusteriteK5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
H SeranditeNaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
LiLithium
Li SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Li NorrishiteKLiMn23+(Si4O10)O2
CCarbon
C WitheriteBaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O ArmbrusteriteK5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SeranditeNaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
O WitheriteBaCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O NorrishiteKLiMn23+(Si4O10)O2
NaSodium
Na SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na ArmbrusteriteK5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
Na SeranditeNaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si ArmbrusteriteK5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SeranditeNaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
Si KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Si NorrishiteKLiMn23+(Si4O10)O2
KPotassium
K SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
K ArmbrusteriteK5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
K NorrishiteKLiMn23+(Si4O10)O2
MnManganese
Mn SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn ArmbrusteriteK5Na7Mn15[(Si9O22)4](OH)10 · 4H2O
Mn SeranditeNaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
Mn KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Mn ManganeseMn
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn NorrishiteKLiMn23+(Si4O10)O2
FeIron
Fe SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
ZrZirconium
Zr SugiliteK(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
BaBarium
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
PbLead
Pb KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2

References

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- John M. Moore, Barbara K. Kuhn, Darren F. Mark, and Harilaos Tsikos (2011): A sugilite-bearing assemblage from the Wolhaarkop breccia, Bruce iron-ore mine, South Africa: Evidence for alkali metasomatism and 40Ar-39Ar dating. European Journal of Mineralogy 23, 661-673.


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