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graphite mine, Aukum Farm 104, Berseba, ǁKaras Region, Namibiai
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graphite mineMine
Aukum Farm 104Farm
BersebaConstituency
ǁKaras RegionRegion
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26° 57' 51'' South , 16° 48' 57'' East
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A graphite mine in granite and gneiss. Located 36 miles South of Sohakalskuppe. Owned by the South West Graphite Mining & Refining Co., Ltd. Workings featured 4 adits and were to 260 feet deep.

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 23:608; Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948).
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 392 pp. (in English)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 392 pp. (in English)
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 392 pp. (in English)
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 392 pp. (in English)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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Rocks & Minerals: 23:608
Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948).
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern: 393 (in English)


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