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Droogekloof, Bela-Bela (Warmbaths; Warmbad), Waterberg District, Bushveld Complex, Limpopo, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Droogekloof- not defined -
Bela-Bela (Warmbaths; Warmbad)- not defined -
Waterberg DistrictDistrict
Bushveld ComplexComplex
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 49' 36'' South , 28° 6' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -24.82667,28.10222
GeoHash:G#: keefz2rqj
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Farm Droogekloof 471KR. Rhyolite/felsite mountain with folded pyroclastic lava flows close to the nonconformity with the Waterberg Group. Skrikkloof Formation, Rooiberg Group

Regions containing this locality

Transvaal, South Africa

Province (Former) - 838 mineral species & varietal names listed

Bushveld Complex, South Africa

Complex - 527 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Paul Meulenbeld collection
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Colour: White/transparant.
Description: Occurs only in vugs in pyroclastic rhyolite.
Reference: Paul Meulenbeld collection Photo ID: 746554
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Paul Meulenbeld collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul Meulenbeld collection
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Complex. Tetragonal.
Colour: White.
Description: Milky quartz from weathered vein in rhyolite.
Reference: Paul Meulenbeld collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
'Diaspore'4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

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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Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3306670

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

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

Rhyacian - Siderian
2050 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2226975
Schrikkloof Formation of Rooiberg Group of Transvaal Supergroup

Age: Proterozoic (2050 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Schrikkloof Formation

Description: Fine-grained, flow-banded, porphyritic and spherulitic felsite

Reference: Council for Geoscience. Geologic map of South Africa, 1:1M. National Science Councils of South Africa. [41]

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185604
Paleoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic volcanic rocks

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]

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