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Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia

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Green foothills after the rains.

Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia
 
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° South , 14° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~25km


The famous amethyst principally is found in the Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Area.

Mineral List

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

Actinolite

Aegirine

Aegirine-augite

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Alkali Feldspar'

Allanite-(Ce)

Analcime

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Arfvedsonite

Astrophyllite

Augite

Azurite

Babingtonite

Baryte

'Bastnäsite'

Beryl

'Biotite'

Brochantite

Brookite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Celadonite

'Chabazite'

Chalcopyrite

'Chevkinite Group'

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Copper

Cuprite

Dalyite

Dolomite

Elbaite

Epidote

Eudialyte

'Feldspar Group'

Ferberite

'Fergusonite'

Fluorapatite

'Fluor-hornblende'

Fluorite

var: Yttrofluorite

'Fluorkenopyrochlore' (FRL)

'Gadolinite'

Galena

Goethite

Graphite

Gypsum

Hastingsite

Hematite

Heterosite

'Heulandite'

Hübnerite

'Hypersthene'

'K Feldspar'

'Labradorite'

Langite

Laumontite

'Lepidolite'

'Limonite'

Lithiophilite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Marcasite

Microcline

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Muscovite

Nepheline

Orthoclase

Pigeonite

Prehnite

'Pumpellyite'

Pumpellyite-(Mg)

Pyrite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Riebeckite

Rutile

Scheelite

Schorl

Scolecite

Siderite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Stannite

'Stilbite'

Talc

'Tantalite'

Tenorite

Thorite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Triphylite

Triplite

'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'

Wulfenite

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

'Zeolite Group'

Zircon


74 valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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