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Mautia Hill, Kongwa, Kongwa District, Dodoma Region, Tanzaniai
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Mautia HillHill
KongwaWard
Kongwa DistrictDistrict
Dodoma RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° 7' 59'' South , 36° 28' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kongwa11,840 (2016)10.4km
Mpwapwa19,806 (2016)24.1km
Geiro37,909 (2016)42.4km


Skarn zone.

Högbohmite-sapphirine assemblages at the junction of dolomite marble and quartz-yoderite-kyanite talc schist.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: J. Petrology 45,1959-1981(2004)
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645; Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645
Enstatite
Formula: Mg2Si2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645; Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
'Högbomite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645
Kornerupine
Formula: Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Colour: pink
Description: Pink nodular aggregate to 1o ml in volume
Reference: McKie, D. (1965) The magnesium aluminium borosilicates: kornerupine and grandidierite. Mineralogical Magazine 34: 346-357.; von Knorring, O., Sahama, Th.G., and Lehtinen, M. (1969) Kornerupine-bearing gneiss from Inanakafy near Betroka, Madagascar. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 41: 79-84 (referring to McKie, 1965).; Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998) Kornerupine parageneses in whiteschists and other magnesian rocks: is kornerupine + talc a high-pressure assemblage equivalent to tourmaline + orthoamphibole? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Am Min 67: 76-84; Mineralogical Magazine 33 (1963) 635-645; Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38; Chadwick, K.M. & Rossman, G.R. (2009) Orange kyanite from Tanzania. Gems & Gemology 45, 146-147.
Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S (TL)
Formula: [(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Type Locality:
Reference: T. Armbruster (2002) Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Am Min 67:76-84; Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Colour: Yellow
Reference: www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/projekte/tansania/mautia/dmg_mautia.pdf.; Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Am Min 67:76-84; Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645; Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
Yoderite (TL)
Formula: Mg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist 45, pp. 753 (1960); American Mineralogist 76, pp. 1052-1060 (1991); Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 635-645

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bixbyite4.CB.10Mn3+2O3
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S (TL)4.CB.20[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Enstatite9.DA.05Mg2Si2O6
Kornerupine9.BJ.50Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Sapphirine9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Yoderite (TL)9.AF.25Mg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Högbomite'-(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bixbyite4.3.7.2Mn3+2O3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
AB8X16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Miscellaneous
'Högbomite'7.11.7.3(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Yoderite (TL)52.2.2b.3Mg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
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)
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1Mg2Si2O6
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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'-
'Hornblende'-
Magnesio-hornblende-◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S (TL)-[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
H Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Magnesio-hornblende◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
BBoron
B KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
O Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BixbyiteMn23+O3
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O RutileTiO2
O Magnesio-hornblende◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O CorundumAl2O3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
MgMagnesium
Mg YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
Mg Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Mg Magnesio-hornblende◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Mg EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
Al Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Magnesio-hornblende◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Magnesio-hornblende◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CaCalcium
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Magnesio-hornblende◻Ca2(Mg4Al)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Ti Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
MnManganese
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn BixbyiteMn23+O3
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)
Fe Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
ZnZinc
Zn Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
BaBarium
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16

References

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McKie, D. (1965) The magnesium aluminium borosilicates: kornerupine and grandidierite. Mineralogical Magazine, 34, 346-357 [on kornerupine from Mautia Hill].
von Knorring, O., Sahama, Th.G., and Lehtinen, M. (1969) Kornerupine-bearing gneiss from Inanakafy near Betroka, Madagascar. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 41, 79-84 (referring to McKie, 1965).
Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998) Kornerupine parageneses in whiteschists and other magnesian rocks: is kornerupine + talc a high-pressure assemblage equivalent to tourmaline + orthoamphibole? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 131, 22-38.
Chadwick, K.M. and Rossman, G.R. (2009) Orange kyanite from Tanzania. Gems & Gemology, 45, 146-147.

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