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Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzaniai
Regional Level Types
Mahenge- not defined -
Morogoro RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
8° 40' 59'' South , 36° 43' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mahenge7,768 (2016)0.0km
Lupiro11,430 (2018)33.8km
Mtimbira11,122 (2018)41.8km
Other Languages:
French:
monts Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzanie
Spanish:
Mahenge, Región de Morogoro, Tanzania
Asturian:
Mahenge, Tanzania
Dutch:
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
Greek:
Μαχένγκε, Περιφέρεια Μορογκόρο, Τανζανία
Romanian:
Mahenge, Regiunea Morogoro, Tanzania
Swahili:
Mahenge, Mkoa wa Morogoro, Tanzania


Spinel occurrences within a large marble massif.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: http://www.fieldgemology.org/gemology%20tanzania%202005.php; Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weizhi Huang, Jingcheng Pei (2018) Inclusions of spinels from Tanzania. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 515
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: http://www.fieldgemology.org/gemology%20tanzania%202005.php
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Keulen, Nynke et al (2014) Determination of the origin of corundum (ruby and sapphire) from Tanzania by geochemical fingerprinting. 31st Nordic Geological Meeting, Lund Sweden.
Corundum var. Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Corundum var. Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Weizhi Huang, Jingcheng Pei (2018) Inclusions of spinels from Tanzania. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 515
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Weizhi Huang, Jingcheng Pei (2018) Inclusions of spinels from Tanzania. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 515
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (6), 26-30.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.fieldgemology.org/gemology%20tanzania%202005.php
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Bill Larsen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Weizhi Huang, Jingcheng Pei (2018) Inclusions of spinels from Tanzania. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 515
'Scapolite'
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: http://www.fieldgemology.org/gemology%20tanzania%202005.php
Tremolite
Formula: ◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Hintze, J. (2011): Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis 36 (7-8), 26-30.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var. Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var. Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Corundum
var. Ruby
-Al2O3
var. Sapphire-Al2O3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Corundum var. SapphireAl2O3
O Corundum var. RubyAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O Tremolite◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O CorundumAl2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Corundum var. SapphireAl2O3
Al Corundum var. RubyAl2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tremolite◻{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)

References

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Hintze, J. (2011) Afrikanisches Tagebuch (III): Die Spinelle von Mahenge, Tansania. Lapis, 36(7-8), 26-30.
Weizhi Huang and Jingcheng Pei (2018) Inclusions of spinels from Tanzania. Abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting, Melbourne, 515.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahenge
Wikidata ID:Q3323087
GeoNames ID:155274

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