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Cercle de Kéniéba, Kayes Region, Malii
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Cercle de Kéniéba- not defined -
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20 kimberlite pipes are known in the area

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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Lawrence, D. M., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., Harbidge, P., & Holliday, J. (2013). The geology and mineralogy of the Loulo Mining District, Mali, West Africa: evidence for two distinct styles of orogenic gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 108(2), 199-227.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Lawrence, D. M., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., Harbidge, P., & Holliday, J. (2013). The geology and mineralogy of the Loulo Mining District, Mali, West Africa: evidence for two distinct styles of orogenic gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 108(2), 199-227.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Lawrence, D. M., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., Harbidge, P., & Holliday, J. (2013). The geology and mineralogy of the Loulo Mining District, Mali, West Africa: evidence for two distinct styles of orogenic gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 108(2), 199-227.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: I. Kusnir (1999) Gold in Mali. Acta Montanistica 4:311-318; Chirico, Peter G.; Barthelemy, Francis; Kone, Fatiaga (2010) Alluvial diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Mali. USGS Scientific Investigations Report Number 2010-5044; Currier, R., Pohl, D. (2011) Mineral Collecting in Mali. Mineralogical Record 42(3) 231-250.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Have seen it dug at the locality-Rock Currier
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: http://www.tuke.sk/actamont/pdf/AMS4_99/6k.pdf
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lawrence, D. M., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., Harbidge, P., & Holliday, J. (2013). The geology and mineralogy of the Loulo Mining District, Mali, West Africa: evidence for two distinct styles of orogenic gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 108(2), 199-227.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lawrence, D. M., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., Harbidge, P., & Holliday, J. (2013). The geology and mineralogy of the Loulo Mining District, Mali, West Africa: evidence for two distinct styles of orogenic gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 108(2), 199-227.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Have seen it dug at the locality-Rock Currier
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Lawrence, D. M., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., Harbidge, P., & Holliday, J. (2013). The geology and mineralogy of the Loulo Mining District, Mali, West Africa: evidence for two distinct styles of orogenic gold mineralization. Economic Geology, 108(2), 199-227.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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