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Uitsab Mine (Uitsab prospect), Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 30' 53'' South , 17° 54' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grootfontein24,099 (2014)21.7km
Tsumeb12,190 (2013)37.7km


A vanadium mine on Uitsab Farm 654.

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: Associated with galena and pyromorphite.
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 68. [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 814; Mineralogical Record: 28: 124.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
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
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
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
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
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)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
CuCopper
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
PbLead
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Rocks & Minerals 23 (1948): 606.
Cairncross, B. (1997) The Otavi Mountain Land Cu-Pb-Zn-V Deposits, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 28(2) 109-130.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 37.
Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948)


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