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Benson No. 5 pegmatite, Benson Mine, Mudzi District, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwei
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Benson No. 5 pegmatitePegmatite
Benson MineMine
Mudzi DistrictDistrict
Mashonaland EastProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° South , 32° East (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~1km
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5 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., and Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (= Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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Ackermann, K.J., Branscombe, K.C., Hawkes, J.R., Tidy, A.J.L. (1968) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. Verhandelinge van die Geologiese Vereniging van Suid Afrika (= Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa), 69(1), 1-38.


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