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Village Main Reef gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District (Central Rand), Gauteng, South Africai
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Village Main Reef gold mineMine
Johannesburg- not defined -
Johannesburg District (Central Rand)District
GautengProvince
South AfricaCountry

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View of the Johannesburg underground gold mining area, in 1908.

Village Main Reef gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District, Gauteng, South Africa
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View of the Johannesburg underground gold mining area, in 1908.

Village Main Reef gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District, Gauteng, South Africa
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View of the Johannesburg underground gold mining area, in 1908.

Village Main Reef gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District, Gauteng, South Africa
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View of the Johannesburg underground gold mining area, in 1908.

Village Main Reef gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District, Gauteng, South Africa
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° 12' 53'' South , 28° 3' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Johannesburg2,026,469 (2015)1.6km
Alberton121,536 (2017)9.3km
Edenvale49,292 (2017)13.0km
Eastleigh6,988 (2017)14.1km
Randburg337,053 (2017)14.3km


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Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Witwatersrand goldfield, South AfricaMining Region

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (1973): 185, 187.; Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
'Pyrobitumen var: Thucholite'
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O UraniniteUO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2

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Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (1973): 185, 187.


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