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Naipa mine, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambiquei
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15° 43' 39'' South , 38° 13' 42'' East
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Granite pegmatite; Li-Cs-Ta pegmatite group according to Neiva et al. (2012).

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Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Description: Replaces tourmaline.
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: J.C. Goni, C. Guillemin : "Etude de la paragenèse de quelques minéraux des pegmatites d'Alto Ligonha (Mozambique)", Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Crist. , 1964, 553-556
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
'Asbestos'
Description: Replaces tourmaline (dravite).
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Jessie Fisher
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Jessie Fisher
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description: Colorless, fibroradiated or palmated filling of cracks in tourmaline.
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description: Colorless, fibroradiated or palmated filling of cracks in tourmaline.
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Larson, B. (2002): What's New in Minerals. Munich Show 2001. Mineralogical Record. 33: 260
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Neiva, Ana M.R.; Leal Gomes, Carlos A.A. (2012): Tourmaline-group minerals in the Naipa Li-Cs-Ta granitic pegmatite group, Mozambique: tracers of magmatic to post-magmatic evolution trends. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 1-20.
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Fluor-dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Neiva, Ana M.R.; Leal Gomes, Carlos A.A. (2012): Tourmaline-group minerals in the Naipa Li-Cs-Ta granitic pegmatite group, Mozambique: tracers of magmatic to post-magmatic evolution trends. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 1-20.
Fluor-elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Neiva, Ana M.R.; Leal Gomes, Carlos A.A. (2012): Tourmaline-group minerals in the Naipa Li-Cs-Ta granitic pegmatite group, Mozambique: tracers of magmatic to post-magmatic evolution trends. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 1-20.
Fluor-liddicoatite
Formula: Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Neiva, Ana M.R.; Leal Gomes, Carlos A.A. (2012): Tourmaline-group minerals in the Naipa Li-Cs-Ta granitic pegmatite group, Mozambique: tracers of magmatic to post-magmatic evolution trends. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 1-20.
Fluornatromicrolite
Formula: (Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Habit: Octahedrons to 3cm
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:252
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Hafnon ?
Formula: HfSiO4
Description: May be valid, but only a note on a label offers substantiation. Specimen could be the best of species if re-validated.
Reference: Wolfgang Henckel
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Description: Lower zone of the pegmatite.
Reference: J.C. Goni, C. Guillemin : "Etude de la paragenèse de quelques minéraux des pegmatites d'Alto Ligonha (Mozambique)", Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Crist. , 1964, 553-556
'Lepidolite'
Description: Testaceous hemispheric masses (up to 20 cm diameter). Replaces tourmaline.
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.; Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:252
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Replaces tourmaline.
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Microlite Group var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Reference: Mineralogical Record Vol. 31, p. 489.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Colour: Violet.
Description: Hexagonal plates. Three-individues groupings with a triangular outline.
Reference: J.C. Goni, C. Guillemin : "Etude de la paragenèse de quelques minéraux des pegmatites d'Alto Ligonha (Mozambique)", Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Crist. , 1964, 553-556
'Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geotrade Bohemia
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geotrade Bohemia
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Neiva, Ana M.R.; Leal Gomes, Carlos A.A. (2012): Tourmaline-group minerals in the Naipa Li-Cs-Ta granitic pegmatite group, Mozambique: tracers of magmatic to post-magmatic evolution trends. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 1-20.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Geotrade Bohemia
Spodumene var: Kunzite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Geotrade Bohemia
Stibiocolumbite
Formula: Sb(Nb,Ta)O4
Reference: Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
'Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)'
Habit: octahedrons, modyfied by narrow dodecahedron
Colour: green
Description: the same? material appears infrequently for sale as fluornatromicrolite
Reference: Mineralogical Record Vol. 31, p. 486.
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Van King
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Description: Posterior to muscovite.
Reference: J.C. Goni, C. Guillemin : "Etude de la paragenèse de quelques minéraux des pegmatites d'Alto Ligonha (Mozambique)", Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Crist. , 1964, 553-556
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Larson, B. (2002): What's New in Minerals. Munich Show 2001. Mineralogical Record. 33:260
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Colour: Green, pink.
Reference: Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
'Tourmaline var: Verdelite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Jessie Fisher; Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Fluornatromicrolite4.DH.15(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Stibiocolumbite4.DE.30Sb(Nb,Ta)O4
'Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)'4.DH.15
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Florencite-(Ce)8.BL.13CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Leuchtenbergite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fluor-dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluor-elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluor-liddicoatite9.CK.05Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Hafnon ?9.AD.30HfSiO4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Kunzite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Asbestos'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiocolumbite8.1.6.1Sb(Nb,Ta)O4
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.2.3
'Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)'8.2.2.7
AB2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Florencite-(Ce)41.5.10.2CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Hafnon ?51.5.2.2HfSiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Asbestos'-
Beryl
var: Morganite
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Fluor-dravite-Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluor-elbaite-Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluor-liddicoatite-Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluornatromicrolite-(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lepidolite'-
'Microlite Group
var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
-A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz
var: Sceptre Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Spodumene
var: Kunzite
-LiAlSi2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Li Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Li Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O StibiocolumbiteSb(Nb,Ta)O4
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O HafnonHfSiO4
FFluorine
F Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
NaSodium
Na Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Na Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Al Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Fluor-elbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si HafnonHfSiO4
PPhosphorus
P Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca Fluor-liddicoatiteCa(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NbNiobium
Nb StibiocolumbiteSb(Nb,Ta)O4
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
Sb StibiocolumbiteSb(Nb,Ta)O4
CeCerium
Ce Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
HfHafnium
Hf HafnonHfSiO4
TaTantalum
Ta Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
BiBismuth
Bi Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3309480

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Metasedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Stenian - Ectasian
1000 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184723
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Migmatite; orthogneiss/paragneiss

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Mineralogical Record, 31, 6.
- Larson, B. (2002): What's New in Minerals. Munich Show 2001. Mineralogical Record 33, 260.
- Neiva, Ana M.R.; Leal Gomes, Carlos A.A. (2012): Tourmaline-group minerals in the Naipa Li-Cs-Ta granitic pegmatite group, Mozambique: tracers of magmatic to post-magmatic evolution trends. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, 189, 1-20.


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