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Goboboseb Mts, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 9' 5'' South , 14° 18' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -21.15139,14.30556
GeoHash:G#: kk4ptt8bp
Locality type:Mountain Range
Age:132.14 ± 0.40 to 131.90 ± 0.58 Ma
Geologic Time:Early Cretaceous
Dating method:The most recent dates (#40#Ar-#39#Ar) for the Awahab quartz latite units are 132·14 ± 0·40 and 131·90 ± 0·58 Ma for the Gobobseb quartz latite Units I and II, and 132·03 ± 0·40 Ma for the Springbok quartz latite, the ages overlapping within experimenta
Reference for age:https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


The Goboboseb Mountains cover an area of 1100 km² and are assigned to the Awahab Formation consisting of interbedded basalts and quartz latites that form part of the 132-135 million-year-old Etendeka Group. Strong evidence suggests the source of the Goboboseb volcanic rocks comes from the Messum Complex. The highest peak of these mountains is the Tafelkop.

NOTE: The actual mountains where the famous amethyst and quartz crystals (sometimes in sceptre form) are mined are the Goboboseb Mountains (basalts of volcanic origin), located approximately 35 km west of the Brandberg (specimen labels often give the locality as Brandberg). The name "Brandberg crystal" or "Brandberg quartz" originates from the fact that the Brandberg (granite massif!) is a worldwide known name and it is easier to explain than the Goboboseb range.

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Goboboseb Mountains Brandburg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia

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25 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 449 pp (in English)
'Apatite'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
'Apophyllite'
Reference: New finds by several claimers in 2007 (Thomas Kleser information)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Tony Gill
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
'Chabazite'
Reference: Ludi von Bezing: Namibia Minerals & Localities; Niedermayr, G. & Schnaitmann, E. A. (2010): Neuigkeiten aus Namiba. Mineralien-Welt 21 (6), 89-96.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Herbert Nägele collection
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 539 (in English).
'Fluor-hornblende'
Formula: (◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Böllinghaus, T. & van der Smit, M. (2007): Prächtige Amethyst-Fensterquarze aus den Goboboseb-Bergen. Lapis 32 (6), 37-43.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: (See Hematite.)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
'Manganese Oxides'
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
'Pitchstone'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 683 (in English).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]; https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals (2006) 81:454
'Quartz-latite'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
'Quartz-monzonite'
Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20070317033342/http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/petroj/online/Volume_39/Issue_02/html/egb091_gml.html
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Ludi von Bezing Namibia Minerals & Localities
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
'Stilbite subgroup'
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Ludi von Bezing Namibia Minerals & Localities

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite ?4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Labradorite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Pigeonite'9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Pumpellyite-(Mg)'9.BG.20Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
Apatite-
Apophyllite-
Chabazite-
Chlorite Group-
Fluor-hornblende-(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Heulandite subgroup-
Hypersthene-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Pitchstone'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Quartz-latite'-
'Quartz-monzonite'-
Stilbite subgroup-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite ?6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)58.2.2.7Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Apatite'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fluor-hornblende'-(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Labradorite'-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Pitchstone'-
'Pumpellyite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Quartz-latite'-
'Quartz-monzonite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrookiteTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TenoriteCuO
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FFluorine
F Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Na Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Al Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
TiTitanium
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Fluor-hornblende(◻/Na,K)Ca2({Fe2+/Mg}4{Fe3+/Mg})(AlSi7O22)F2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Henn and Lieber (1993) Lapis Magazine: 10: 48.
Niedermayr, G., Palfi, A., and Wartha, R. (2002) Neue Amethyst- und Rauchquarzfunde aus den Goboboseb-Bergen in Namibia. Mineralien-Welt Magazine: 13 (6): 72-75 (in German).
Cairncross, B. and Bahmann, U. (2006) Minerals from the Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Region, Namibia. Rocks & Minerals: 81 (6): 442-457.
Cairncross, B. and Bahmann, U. (2007) Zepterquartz und prehnite vom Tafelkop, Namibia. Lapis, 32(6), 31-36.
von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S. (2007) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 259-266 (in German).
Böllinghaus, T. and van der Smit, M. (2007) Prächtige Amethyst-Fensterquarze aus den Goboboseb-Bergen. Lapis Magazine: 32 (6): 37-43.
Niedermayr, G. and Schnaitmann, E.A. (2010) Neuigkeiten aus Namibia. Mineralien-Welt Magazine: 21 (6): 89-96.

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