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Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

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Bar at Minan hotel in Tsumeb

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Street map of Tsumeb 1975

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Patio dining area at Minan hotel at Tsumeb 1977

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Bar at Minan hotel in Tsumeb

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Street map of Tsumeb 1975

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Patio dining area at Minan hotel at Tsumeb 1977

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Bar at Minan hotel in Tsumeb

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Street map of Tsumeb 1975

Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia


The town adjacent to the famous Tsumeb mine.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

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

Acanthite

Adamite

var: Cobaltoan Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Agardite-(Ce)

Åkermanite

Alamosite

Albite

Algodonite

Almandine

Anatase

Andyrobertsite (TL)

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Antimony

Aragonite

var: Plumboan Aragonite

var: Tarnowitzite

var: Zincian Aragonite

Arsenbrackebuschite (TL)

Arsendescloizite (TL)

Arseniosiderite

Arsenogoyazite

Arsenohopeite (TL)

Arsenopyrite

Arsentsumebite (TL)

Arthurite

Ashoverite

Atacamite

Aurichalcite

Austinite

Azurite

Baileychlore

Bartelkeite (TL)

Baryte

Bayldonite

Beaverite-(Cu)

β-Roselite

Betekhtinite

Betpakdalite-CaCa

Betpakdalite-CaMg (TL)

Beudantite

Biehlite (TL)

'Biotite'

Bornite

Bournonite

Brianyoungite

Briartite

Brochantite

Brucite

Brunogeierite (TL)

Calcioandyrobertsite (TL)

Calcite

Caledonite

Calvertite (TL)

Carminite

'Carnevallite'

Carrollite

Cattiite

Celestine

Ceruleite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite

Chrysocolla

Chudobaite (TL)

Cinnabar

Claudetite

Clinochlore

Clinoclase

Colusite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Corkite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Covellite

Crandallite

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cupropearceite

Cupropolybasite

Davidlloydite (TL)

Descloizite

var: Cuprian Descloizite

Devilline

Digenite

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dolomite

var: Cobaltoan Dolomite

var: Zincian Dolomite

Domeykite

Dufrénite

Duftite (TL)

'Duftite-alpha'

Dundasite

Dyscrasite

Dzhalindite

Ekatite (TL)

Elyite

Enargite

Epidote

Erikapohlite (TL)

Eugenite

Eyselite (TL)

Fahleite (TL)

Famatinite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Feinglosite (TL)

'Feldspar Group'

Ferberite

Ferrilotharmeyerite (TL)

Fleischerite (TL)

Fluorite

Fornacite

Fraipontite

Furutobeite

Gahnite

Gaitite (TL)

Galena

Gallite (TL)

Gallobeudantite (TL)

Galloplumbogummite (TL)

Gartrellite

Gebhardite (TL)

Geminite

Gerdtremmelite (TL)

Germanite (TL)

Germanocolusite

Glaucodot

Goethite

Gold

Gordaite

Graphite

Gratonite

Greenockite

Gypsum

Hardystonite

Hedyphane

Helmutwinklerite (TL)

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hermannroseite (TL)

Heterogenite

Hidalgoite

Hörnesite

Hydrocerussite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

Ianbruceite (TL)

Ilmenite

Itoite (TL)

Jamesite (TL)

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jeanbandyite ?

Johillerite (TL)

Kaolinite

Karibibite

Kasolite

Kegelite (TL)

Keyite (TL)

'Kintoreite-Segnitite Series'

Kirschsteinite

Koritnigite (TL)

Köttigite

Krieselite (TL)

Lammerite

Langite

Larsenite

Lavendulan

var: Zinclavendulan (FRL)

Lead

Leadhillite

Legrandite

Leightonite

Leiteite (TL)

Lepidocrocite

Linarite

Linnaeite

Litharge

Ludjibaite

Ludlockite (TL)

Lukrahnite (TL)

Luzonite

Macphersonite

Maghemite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Maikainite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Marcasite

Massicot

Mathewrogersite (TL)

Mawbyite

Mawsonite

Mcconnellite

Melanotekite

'Melilite Group'

Metacinnabar

Metazeunerite

Microcline

Millerite

Mimetite

'Mineral GS1 (of Gebhard)'

Minium

Minrecordite (TL)

Mixite

Molybdenite

Molybdofornacite (TL)

Monticellite

Montmorillonite

Mottramite

Muscovite

Nadorite

Namuwite

'Native Amalgam'

O'Danielite (TL)

Ojuelaite

Olivenite

var: Zincian Olivenite

Orthoclase

Otavite (TL)

Otjisumeite (TL)

Ovamboite (TL)

Palygorskite

Paradamite

Parnauite

Perroudite

Pharmacosiderite

Philipsbornite

Philipsburgite

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

Plancheite

Plattnerite

Plumboferrite

Plumbogummite

var: Ga-rich plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Plumboselite (TL)

Plumbotsumite (TL)

Posnjakite

Powellite

Prosopite

Prosperite (TL)

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Rock Crystal

Queitite (TL)

Realgar

Reinerite (TL)

Renierite

Rhodochrosite

Rosasite

Roxbyite

Rutile

Schaurteite (TL)

Scheelite

Schneiderhöhnite (TL)

Schultenite (TL)

Scorodite

Scotlandite

Segnitite

Seligmannite

Serpierite

Sewardite (TL)

Shattuckite

Siderite

var: Zincian Siderite

Sidpietersite (TL)

Silver

Smithsonite

Söhngeite (TL)

Spertiniite

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stannite

'Stibiconite'

Stibioclaudetite (TL)

Stibnite

Stolzite

Stottite (TL)

Stranskiite (TL)

Stromeyerite

Sulphur

Sulvanite

Susannite

Talc

Talmessite

Tangeite

Tennantite

Tenorite

Thaumasite

Thometzekite (TL)

Tilasite

Titanite

Tremolite

Tsumcorite (TL)

Tsumebite (TL)

Tsumgallite (TL)

Tungstenite

'UM1970-16-OH:GeMn'

Umangite

'Unnamed (Pb-Feldspar)'

'Unnamed (Zn Arsenate)'

Vanackerite (TL)

Vanadinite

Warikahnite (TL)

Whitlockite

Wickmanite

Wilhelmkleinite (TL)

Willemite

Witherite

Wulfenite

var: Chillagite

Wurtzite

Wüstite

Yvonite

Zharchikhite

Zincgartrellite (TL)

Zincolivenite

Zincrosasite (TL)

Zincroselite (TL)

Zircon


309 valid minerals. 72 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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

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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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Ediacaran - Cryogenian
541 - 720 Ma



ID: 3306663

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcaniclastic

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

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3190685
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Damara Supergroup

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]

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


Localities in this Region
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References

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Strunz, H. (1959): Tsumeb, seine Erze und Sekundärminerale, insbesondere der neu aufgeschlossenen zweiten Oxydations-Zone. Fortschr. Mineral., 37, 87-90. (in German)
Wilson, W.E. et al (1977) Tsumeb, Mineralogical Record: 8(3): 4-129.
Keller, P. (1984). Tsumeb. Lapis: 9 (7/8): 13-64. (in German)
Keller, P. & Innes, J. (1986): Neue Minerale von Tsumeb. Lapis, 11 (9), 28-32. (in German)
Gebhard, G. and Schlüter, J. (1995). Tsumeb, Namibia: Interessante Neufunde und Neubestimmungen. Lapis, 20 (10), 24-32. (in German)
Gebhard, G. (1999) Tsumeb II. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany, 328p. (in English).
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 49-240. (in English)

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