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Lusakite occurrence, Rufunsa District, Lusaka Province, Zambiai
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Lusakite occurrenceOccurrence
Rufunsa DistrictDistrict
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15° 26' 58'' South , 29° 28' 59'' East
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Located ca. 80 miles east of Lusaka.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anthophyllite
Formula: ◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: S. Vrána collection
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
Staurolite var. Lusakite
Formula: (Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Reference: A. C. Skerl, F. A. Bannister and A. W. Groves (1934): Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine 23, 598-606.
'Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)'
Formula: [(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
Reference: Frank K. Mazdab collection; sample FKM-75; https://www.rockptx.com/fkm-51-to-fkm-75/#FKM-75 (sample donated by S. Vrána)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Anthophyllite9.DD.05◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Margarite9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
var. Lusakite9.AF.30(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)'-[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Margarite71.2.2c.1CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Staurolite
var. Lusakite
-(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
'Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)'-[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
H Anthophyllite◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
OOxygen
O Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
O QuartzSiO2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Anthophyllite◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O RutileTiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
MgMagnesium
Mg Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Anthophyllite◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
AlAluminium
Al Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
SiSilicon
Si Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Anthophyllite◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SSulfur
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
CaCalcium
Ca MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
FeIron
Fe Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
CoCobalt
Co Staurolite var. Lusakite(Fe,Mg,Co)2Al9Si4O23OH
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
Co Unnamed (Co2+-dominant analogue of ferrohögbomite-2N2S)[(Co2+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
NiNickel
Ni Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8

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Skerl, A.C., Bannister, F.A., Groves, A.W. (1934) Lusakite, a Cobalt-Bearing Silicate from Northern Rhodesia. Mineralogical Magazine, 23(146), 598-606.

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