Kunene River, Epupa, Kunene Region, Namibiai
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Latitude & Longitude:
17° South , 12° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
Gem mining of "mandarin garnet" (bright orange iron-free spessartine) in schists near Kunene River close to the Angolan border. Discovered 1991.
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Detailed Mineral List:
Reference: Shigley, J. E., Laurs, B. M., Janse, A. J. A., Elen, S., & Dirlam, D. M. (2010). Gem Localities of the 2000s. Gems & Gemology, 46(3).
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 9 - Silicates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only|
|Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in  and > coordination|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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