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Indarama Mine, Kwekwe District (Que Que District), Midlands, Zimbabwei
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Indarama MineMine
Kwekwe District (Que Que District)District
MidlandsProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 49' 39'' South , 29° 46' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kwekwe99,149 (2012)11.9km
Redcliff33,197 (2013)22.9km


Gold-antimony deposit in the Midlands greenstone belt. Structurally controlled veins, including the Indarama Reef, Benson Reef, Footwall Reef, Reverse Reefs, emplaced in fractured tholeiitic pillow basalt adjoining komatiites.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Aurostibite
Formula: AuSb2
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Buchholz, P., Herzig, P., Friedrich, G., and Frei, R. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 437-460.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Buchholz, P., Herzig, P., Friedrich, G., and Frei, R. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 437-460.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Buchholz, P., Herzig, P., Friedrich, G., and Frei, R. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 437-460.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Zeitschrift fuer angewandte Geologie 38 (1992), 50-51

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Aurostibite2.EB.05aAuSb2
Berthierite2.HA.20FeSb2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Gudmundite2.EB.20FeSbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Aurostibite2.12.1.11AuSb2
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb AurostibiteAuSb2
Sb AntimonySb
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au AurostibiteAuSb2

References

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Buchholz, P., Friedrich, G., Herzig, P. (1992) Gold-Antimon-Vererzungen in Simbabwe: Indarama Mine bei Kwekwe und Belingwe Star Mine bei Mberengwa. Zeitschrift für angewandte Geologie, 38, 50-51.
Buchholz, P., Friedrich, G., Herzig, P. (1994) Gold-antimony mineralization in the Zimbabwe craton: the Indarama mine at Kwekwe and the Belingwe Star mine at Mberengwa. Geologisches Jahrbuch, D 100, 343-389.
Buchholz, P., Herzig, P., Friedrich, G., Frei, R. (1998) Granite-hosted gold mineralization in the Midlands greenstone belt: a new type of low-grade gold deposit in Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita, 33, 437-460.

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