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Lebowa mine (Bokoni mine), Sekhukhuneland, Burgersfort, Limpopo, South Africai
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Lebowa mine (Bokoni mine)Mine
Sekhukhuneland- not defined -
Burgersfort- not defined -
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 34' 0'' South , 30° 6' 59'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Owned/operated by:Anglo American plc
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


UG-2 reef.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Bushveld Complex, South AfricaComplex

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Feldspar Group'
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Malanite
Formula: Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Temagamite
Formula: Pd3HgTe3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Malanite2.DA.05Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Temagamite2.BC.50Pd3HgTe3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.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, Mixtures, 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 Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
S MilleriteNiS
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 Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
PdPalladium
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd TemagamitePd3HgTe3
TeTellurium
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te TemagamitePd3HgTe3
PtPlatinum
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
HgMercury
Hg TemagamitePd3HgTe3
BiBismuth
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)

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

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  • Limpopo
    • Burgersfort
      • Sekhukhuneland

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