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Bonsa River, Bonsa diamond field, Western Region, Ghanai
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Bonsa RiverRiver
Bonsa diamond field- not defined -
Western RegionRegion
GhanaCountry

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5° 15' 54'' North , 2° 8' 54'' West
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African PlateTectonic Plate
West AfricaUN Subregion

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 833.; Gold Coast Geological Survey (1933) Report on the Geological Survey Department for the Financial Year 1933-34 p6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
OOxygen
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
AlAluminium
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
PPhosphorus
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BaBarium
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

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    • Bonsa diamond field

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