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Leeuwenkloof II Mine, Leeuwenkloof Farm, Brits (Brits District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Leeuwenkloof II MineMine
Leeuwenkloof FarmFarm
Brits (Brits District)- not defined -
Bojanala Platinum DistrictDistrict
North WestProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 51' 20'' South , 27° 50' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Diepsloot350,000 (2014)18.7km
Muldersdriseloop1,500 (2012)20.2km
Brits122,497 (2012)25.4km
Krugersdorp378,821 (2012)26.6km
Ga-Rankuwa68,767 (2012)30.4km


Recently discovered July, 2015 on a SAMS club site visit an old mine entrance approx 2 km south of the main lead mine, large chunks of aragonite found. No data of mine is found in the Mineral Resources of the Republic of South Africa. Local experts differ on their opinions see photo http://www.mindat.org/photo-712144.html (personal communication from Stephen Gomersall to Debbie Woolf)

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Alison Rose collection, see locality site photos (personal communication from Stephen Gomersall to Debbie Woolf)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3

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