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Pala Kop, Letaba, Gravelotte, Murchison Range, Limpopo, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Pala Kop- not defined -
Letaba- not defined -
Gravelotte- not defined -
Murchison RangeMountain Range
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
23° 17' 59'' South , 30° 31' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Giyani37,024 (2012)19.1km
Thohoyandou44,046 (2012)39.6km
Ga-Kgapane13,000 (2013)49.5km


Pegmatite 20 km west of Giyani

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 206.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Description: Associated with garnet, muscovite, beryl & feldspar.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 206.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

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Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 206.

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