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Abakaliki deposit, Ebonyi, Nigeriai
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Abakaliki depositDeposit
EbonyiState
NigeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~71km
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.
'UM1993-12-S:BiCu'
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Akande, S.O., Miicke, A. (1993): Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineral. Petrology: 47: 183-192; in: Jambor, J.L., Vanko, D.A. (1993): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1317
'UM1993-17-S:CuFePb'
Formula: ~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6
Reference: Akande, S.O., Miicke, A. (1993): Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineral. Petrology: 47: 183-192; in: Jambor, J.L., Vanko, D.A. (1993): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 78: 1317
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'UM1993-12-S:BiCu'-Cu3BiS3
'UM1993-17-S:CuFePb'-~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS
'UM1993-12-S:BiCu'-Cu3BiS3
'UM1993-17-S:CuFePb'-~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S UM1993-17-S:CuFePb~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6
S UM1993-12-S:BiCuCu3BiS3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe UM1993-17-S:CuFePb~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu UM1993-17-S:CuFePb~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6
Cu UM1993-12-S:BiCuCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb UM1993-17-S:CuFePb~Cu9(Pb,Fe)S6
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Bi UM1993-12-S:BiCuCu3BiS3

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Akande, S. O., & Mücke, A. (1993). Coexisting copper sulphides and sulphosalts in the Abakaliki Pb-Zn deposit, lower Benue Trough (Nigeria) and their genetic significance. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 183-192.


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