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Uis Mine (Uis Myn), Uis (Groot Uis), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 13' 23'' South , 14° 52' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -21.22310,14.87783
GeoHash:G#: kk4x683wq
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


An opencast tin-columbia-tantalum mine owned by ISCOR (subsidiary of Industrial Minerals Mining Corp.). Production at 1,200 tons/year Sn concentrates at 64% Sn. Very large tin reserves, but low grade. Discovered in 1911, major production from 1940s to its closing in 1990.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Peter Seroka

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Paragonite'9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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Mining Annual Review (1985): 422-423.

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