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Magondi belt, Karoi District (Urungwe; Hurungwe District), Mashonaland West, Zimbabwei
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Magondi belt- not defined -
Karoi District (Urungwe; Hurungwe District)District
Mashonaland WestProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
16° South , 29° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~120km


Silica-undersaturated grandidierite-rich rock from a boron rich zone in Proterozoic rocks, 60 km west-north-west of Karoi, northern Zimbabwe.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Grandidierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Kornerupine
Formula: Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
'Monazite'
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Prismatine
Formula: (◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Werdingite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Grew, E. S., Yates, M. G., Shearer, C. K., & Wiedenbeck, M. (1997). Werdingite from the Urungwe district, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(5), 713-718.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Grandidierite9.AJ.05(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Kornerupine9.BJ.50Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Prismatine9.BJ.50(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Werdingite9.BD.35(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Grandidierite54.1.1.1(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Werdingite56.3.2.1(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Kornerupine58.1.1.1Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
Prismatine-(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
H Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
BBoron
B Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
B KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
B Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
OOxygen
O Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
O KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Mg KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Mg Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Al KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Si KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Werdingite(Mg,Fe)2Al14Si4B4O37
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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