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Perseverance mine, Kadoma District, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwei
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Perseverance mine- not defined -
Kadoma DistrictDistrict
Mashonaland WestProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 58' South , 29° 48' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chakari6,472 (2012)14.5km
Chegutu47,294 (2012)40.3km
Kadoma79,174 (2012)42.5km


Nickel mine.

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Smythite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Brotherton, R. L. (1979). The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. PhD Thesis University of London

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Smythite2.CC.10(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Smythite2.8.10.2(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
S CovelliteCuS
S MarcasiteFeS2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni Smythite(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS

References

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Brotherton, R.L. (1979) The geochemistry and mineralogy of gossans overlying nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation. Ph.D. Thesis University of London.
Markwitz, V., Maier, W.D., Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., McCuaig, T.C., Porwal, A. (2010) Magmatic nickel sulfide mineralization in Zimbabwe: Review of deposits and development of exploration criteria for prospectivity analysis. Ore Geology Reviews, 38(3), 139-155.

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