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Outjo, Kunene Region, Namibiai
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Outjo6,557 (2012)
Other Languages:
distretto elettorale di Outjo, Regione del Kunene, Namibia
Distrito electoral de Outjo, Región de Kunene, Namibia
Outjo Constituency, Kunene, Namibië

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2 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: K2SO4
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 184.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 184.
Quartz var: Pietersite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 184.
'Tiger's Eye'
Description: The "tiger's eye" from this locality is pietersite, a chalcedony with embedded amphibole fibers that shows a similar moving shine and similar colors.
Reference: (M Kampf collection) ;

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Pietersite4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tiger's Eye' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Pietersite-SiO2
'Tiger's Eye' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

O Quartz (var: Pietersite)SiO2
O ArcaniteK2SO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Pietersite)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
S ArcaniteK2SO4
K ArcaniteK2SO4

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Wikidata ID:Q3711706

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