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Harasib prospects, Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibiai
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Harasib prospectsGroup of Prospects
OtaviConstituency
Otjozondjupa RegionRegion
NamibiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 31' 10'' South , 17° 52' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Prospects
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grootfontein24,099 (2014)26.3km
Tsumeb12,190 (2013)35.7km


About a dozen mineralized deposits are known from the central Otavi Mountain Land, in the Harasib-Olifantsfontein syncline and also in the Toggenburg syncline to the south. These deposits are Berg Aukas-type with simple Zn-Pb minerals.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
OOxygen
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

References

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Cairncross, B. (1997) The Otavi Mountain Land Cu-Pb-Zn-V Deposits, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 28(2) 109-130.


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