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Mdara Mine, Bikita Area, Masvingo, Zimbabwei
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Mdara MineMine
Bikita AreaArea
MasvingoProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° South , 31° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~33km
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African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)
Alumotantite
Formula: AlTaO4
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1946 27 : 157-165
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1946 27 : 157-165
Hafnon
Formula: HfSiO4
Description: zirconium-rich
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1946 27 : 157-165
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1946 27 : 157-165
Simpsonite
Formula: Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997); Mineralogical Magazine 1946 27 : 157-165
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997); Mineralogical Magazine 1946 27 : 157-165
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Description: manganese-rich
Reference: J. W. Anthony et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Alumotantite4.DB.55AlTaO4
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Simpsonite4.DC.10Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Hafnon9.AD.30HfSiO4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Lepidolite'-
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
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
ABO4
Alumotantite8.1.7.1AlTaO4
AB2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Miscellaneous
Simpsonite8.7.5.1Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Hafnon51.5.2.2HfSiO4
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Lepidolite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
O AlumotantiteAlTaO4
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O HafnonHfSiO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Al AlumotantiteAlTaO4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si HafnonHfSiO4
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
NbNiobium
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
HfHafnium
Hf HafnonHfSiO4
TaTantalum
Ta SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Ta AlumotantiteAlTaO4
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

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