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Cullinan, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africai
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Pretoria District (Tshwane District)District
GautengProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 39' 41'' South , 28° 30' 52'' East (est.)
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14 valid minerals.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Colour: green
Description: Found as radiating crystal to 10cm in calcite.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa
Cebollite
Formula: Ca5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Reference: Horst Windisch (2007) South African Micromount Society newsletter: 33(3)
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948).; Seidler, Ned (1964) Gems and jewelry. The Odyssey Press, New York, 44 pages.; Gübelin, E., Wolgensinger, M. (1976) Edelstenen. Uitgeverij Artis, Brussel (in Dutch).; Mining Annual Review (1985) 147.; Cairncross, B., Dixon, R. (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa.; Durnez, E. (2008) Antwerpen, zuivere diamant. Het dagelijkse leven in de "Diamond Square Mile". Book&Media Publishing, 156 pp. (in Dutch).; Viljoen, K.S., Harris, J.W., Ivanic, T., Richardson, S.H., Gray, K. (2014) Trace element chemistry of peridotitic garnets in diamonds from the Premier (Cullinan) and Finsch kimberlites, South Africa: Contrasting styles of mantle metasomatism. Lithos, 208, 1-15.; Nestola, Fabrizio, Korolev, Nester, Kopylova, Maya, Rotiroti, Nicola, Pearson, Graham, Pamato, Martha, Alvaro, Matteo, Peruzzo, Luca (2018) First natural CaSiO3 perovskite inclusion within a diamond from Cullinan kimberlite. Abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting, Melbourne, p. 379.; Dana 7: I: 150.; Rocks & Minerals (xxxx) 21, 199; 23, 608.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: - Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.; Viljoen, K. S., Harris, J. W., Ivanic, T., Richardson, S. H., & Gray, K. (2014). Trace element chemistry of peridotitic garnets in diamonds from the Premier (Cullinan) and Finsch kimberlites, South Africa: Contrasting styles of mantle metasomatism. Lithos, 208, 1-15.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Viljoen, K. S., Harris, J. W., Ivanic, T., Richardson, S. H., & Gray, K. (2014). Trace element chemistry of peridotitic garnets in diamonds from the Premier (Cullinan) and Finsch kimberlites, South Africa: Contrasting styles of mantle metasomatism. Lithos, 208, 1-15.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: D. Canil et al. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters 123 (1994) 205-220; Viljoen, K. S., Harris, J. W., Ivanic, T., Richardson, S. H., & Gray, K. (2014). Trace element chemistry of peridotitic garnets in diamonds from the Premier (Cullinan) and Finsch kimberlites, South Africa: Contrasting styles of mantle metasomatism. Lithos, 208, 1-15.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: D. Canil et al. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters 123 (1994) 205-220; Viljoen, K. S., Harris, J. W., Ivanic, T., Richardson, S. H., & Gray, K. (2014). Trace element chemistry of peridotitic garnets in diamonds from the Premier (Cullinan) and Finsch kimberlites, South Africa: Contrasting styles of mantle metasomatism. Lithos, 208, 1-15.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: D. Canil et al. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters 123 (1994) 205-220
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Dana 7:I:150; Mining Ann. Review(1985):147.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Fabrizio Nestola, Nester Korolev, Maya Kopylova, Nicola Rotiroti, Graham Pearson, Martha Pamato, Matteo Alvaro, Luca Peruzzo (2018) First natural CaSiO3 perovskite inclusion within a diamond from Cullinan kimberlite. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 379
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Description: Chromian variety.
Reference: D. Canil et al. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters 123 (1994) 205-220

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cebollite9.BB.10Ca5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Miscellaneous
Cebollite78.1.1.1Ca5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CebolliteCa5Al2(SiO4)3(OH)4
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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