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Sese diamond pipe (Sese kimberlite), Chivi District, Masvingo, Zimbabwei
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Sese diamond pipe (Sese kimberlite)Pipe
Chivi DistrictDistrict
MasvingoProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° South , 30° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~73km
Locality type:


A Cambrian kimberlite pipe, located 50 km S of Masvingo (Fort Victoria), 60 km ESE of Zvishavane.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: G.P. Bulanova, E. Muchemwa, D.G. Pearson, B.J. Griffin, S.P. Kelley, S. Klemme, C.B. Smith (2004) Syngenetic inclusions of yimengite in diamond from Sese kimberlite (Zimbabwe) — evidence for metasomatic conditions of growth Lithos, 77, 181-192
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: G.P. Bulanova, E. Muchemwa, D.G. Pearson, B.J. Griffin, S.P. Kelley, S. Klemme, C.B. Smith (2004) Syngenetic inclusions of yimengite in diamond from Sese kimberlite (Zimbabwe) — evidence for metasomatic conditions of growth Lithos, 77, 181-192
Yimengite
Formula: K(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Reference: G.P. Bulanova, E. Muchemwa, D.G. Pearson, B.J. Griffin, S.P. Kelley, S. Klemme, C.B. Smith (2004) Syngenetic inclusions of yimengite in diamond from Sese kimberlite (Zimbabwe) — evidence for metasomatic conditions of growth Lithos, 77, 181-192

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Yimengite4.CC.45K(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
AB12X19
Yimengite7.4.1.2K(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
KPotassium
K YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
TiTitanium
Ti YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
CrChromium
Cr YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

References

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Bulanova, G.P., Muchemwa, E., Pearson, D.G., Griffin, B.J., Kelley, S.P., Klemme, S., Smith, C.B. (2004) Syngenetic inclusions of yimengite in diamond from Sese kimberlite (Zimbabwe) — evidence for metasomatic conditions of growth. Lithos, 77(1), 181-192.

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