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Kalima, Maniema, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Kalima- not defined -
Maniema- not defined -
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 2° 42' 53'' South , 26° 17' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -2.71493,26.28952
GeoHash:G#: kxd8w1z2q
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kindu135,698 (2013)48.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Zaïre


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Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Kivu, DR CongoRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anthoinite
Formula: AlWO3(OH)3
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Alain Hanson Collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Alain Hanson Collection
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Alain Hanson Collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Alain Hanson Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alain Hanson Collection
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Alain Hanson Collection
Thoreaulite
Formula: (Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Henri Buttgenbach (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge
Varlamoffite (TL)
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Thoreaulite4.DG.15(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Varlamoffite (TL)4.DB.05(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anthoinite7.GB.35AlWO3(OH)3
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Varlamoffite (TL)4.4.2.1(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Thoreaulite8.3.10.1(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Anthoinite48.3.3.1AlWO3(OH)3
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
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
NbNiobium
Nb Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
WTungsten
W AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
PbLead
Pb Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3189138
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3310711

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Metamorphic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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