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Lebowa mine (Bokoni mine), Sekhukhuneland, Burgersfort, Bushveld Complex, Limpopo Province, South Africa

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 44' 18'' South , 29° 18' 18'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Other regions containing this locality:Transvaal, South Africa
Owned/operated by:Anglo American plc
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


UG-2 reef.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.
Malanite
Formula: Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Schweitzer, J., Gueler, G., Lambert, P., de Waal, S., Kramers, P., Naidoo, T., 2009, Deloitte. Technical report: Lebowa Platinum Mine, Limpopo Province, Southh Africa on behalf of Anooraq resources Corporation, pp. 256..
Temagamite
Formula: Pd3HgTe3
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271; Junge, M., Wirth, R., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., & Schreiber, A. (2015). Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 50(1), 41-54.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Kotulskite'2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
'Malanite'2.DA.05Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Moncheite'2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Temagamite'2.BC.50Pd3HgTe3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Temagamite2.6.5.1Pd3HgTe3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Malanite2.10.1.17Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
PdPalladium
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd TemagamitePd3HgTe3
TeTellurium
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te TemagamitePd3HgTe3
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
HgMercury
Hg TemagamitePd3HgTe3
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

References

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Kuhlmann G, Oberthür T, Melcher F, Lodziak J, (2006) UG2 Chromitithorizont – Mineralogisch-Geochemische Feinstratigraphie, Schwerpunkt Platinmetall-Verteilung. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), Internal Report Tgb.-Nr. 11327/06

Localities in this Region
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South Africa
  • Limpopo Province
    • Bushveld Complex
      • Burgersfort
        • Sekhukhuneland

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