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Mpororo W Deposit, Kisoro, Kigezi District, Western Region, Ugandai
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Mpororo W DepositDeposit
Kisoro- not defined -
Kigezi DistrictDistrict
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UgandaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
1° 5' 46'' South , 29° 41' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kanungu14,600 (2016)18.5km
Kisoro12,400 (2016)21.1km
Ntungamo16,915 (2016)24.2km
Kabale43,500 (2016)36.6km
Rukungiri14,000 (2016)39.2km


A tungsten deposit located about 20 km north of Kisoro.

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Mineral List


8 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anthoinite
Formula: AlWO3(OH)3
Reference: von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 44: 107-110.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: O. von Knorring, T.G. Sahama, M. Lehtinen: Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 44:107-110 (1972); Amer. Mineral. 58:1112 (1973)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Reference: O. von Knorring, T.G. Sahama, M. Lehtinen: Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 44:107-110 (1972); Amer. Mineral. 58:1112 (1973); von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 44: 107-110.
Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite
Reference: O. von Knorring, T.G. Sahama, M. Lehtinen: Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 44:107-110 (1972); Amer. Mineral. 58:1112 (1973)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 44: 107-110.
Mpororoite (TL)
Formula: WAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
Type Locality:
Reference: O. von Knorring, T.G. Sahama, M. Lehtinen: Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 44:107-110 (1972); Amer. Mineral. 58:1112 (1973); MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 397-400
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 44: 107-110.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 44: 107-110.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: O. von Knorring, T.G. Sahama, M. Lehtinen: Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 44:107-110 (1972); Amer. Mineral. 58:1112 (1973)
Yttrotungstite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Reference: von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland: 44: 107-110.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hydrokenoelsmoreite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
var: Ferritungstite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Yttrotungstite-(Ce)4.FD.20(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anthoinite7.GB.35AlWO3(OH)3
Mpororoite (TL)7.GB.35WAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Anthoinite48.3.3.1AlWO3(OH)3
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Mpororoite (TL)49.3.4.1WAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
Yttrotungstite-(Ce)49.3.3.1(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Hydrokenoelsmoreite-2W2O6(H2O)
var: Ferritungstite-2W2O6(H2O)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MpororoiteWAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
H Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
H AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
H Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O MpororoiteWAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O FerberiteFeWO4
O Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
O AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
O Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al MpororoiteWAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
Al AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CeCerium
Ce Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
WTungsten
W MpororoiteWAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W FerberiteFeWO4
W Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
W AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
W Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3

References

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von Knorring, O., Sahama, T.G., Lehtinen, M. (1972) Mpororoite, a new secondary tungsten mineral from Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 44, 107-110.

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