Olifantsgeraamte Asbestos Mine, Sabie, Pilgrim's Rest, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga, South Africai
|Regional Level Types|
|Olifantsgeraamte Asbestos Mine||Mine|
|Sabie||- not defined -|
|Pilgrim's Rest||- not defined -|
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° 6' 7'' South , 30° 42' 33'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Köppen climate type:||Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters|
Ref: Minerals of South Africa; http://www.lowveldinfo.com/info/history/PilgrimsGold2.asp
An Asbestos deposit occuring in the upper portion of the Dolomite series resultant from the alteration of Dolomite to serpentine by contact with igneous intrusions.
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Province (Former) - 838 mineral species & varietal names listed
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ 'commodity:Asbestos'|
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
| ⓘ Chrysotile|
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 9 - Silicates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings|
|Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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