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Loliondo, Ngorongoro district, Arusha Region, Tanzaniai
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Loliondo- not defined -
Ngorongoro districtDistrict
Arusha RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
2° 3' South , 35° 37' East
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Orange kyanite in two-mica schist.

Although the locality is only given as Loliondo (Wildner et al., 2013), the accurate place may be Nani Hill (sublocality).

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Werner Radl collection
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Lapis 33 (7-8), 7-8 (2008); Werner Radl collection
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Manfred Wildner, Anton Beran, Friedrich Koller (2013): Spectroscopic characterisation and crystal field calculations of varicoloured kyanites from Loliondo, Tanzania. Mineral. Petro. 107, 289-310.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mr. Jochen O. Hintze; Lapis 33 (7-8), 7-8 (2008)
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Werner Radl collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Manfred Wildner, Anton Beran, Friedrich Koller (2013): Spectroscopic characterisation and crystal field calculations of varicoloured kyanites from Loliondo, Tanzania. Mineral. Petro. 107, 289-310.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Werner Radl collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mr. Jochen O. Hintze
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Werner Radl collection
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Lapis 33 (7-8), 7-8 (2008)
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Lapis 33 (7-8), 7-8 (2008); Joseph Freilich collection
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Manfred Wildner, Anton Beran, Friedrich Koller (2013): Spectroscopic characterisation and crystal field calculations of varicoloured kyanites from Loliondo, Tanzania. Mineral. Petro. 107, 289-310.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Quartz
var. Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)

References

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Wildner, Manfred, Beran, Anton, and Koller, Friedrich (2013) Spectroscopic characterisation and crystal field calculations of varicoloured kyanites from Loliondo, Tanzania. Mineralogy & Petrology, 107, 289-310.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loliondo
Wikidata ID:Q3357920

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