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Penge Mine, Sekhukhune District, Limpopo, South Africai
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Penge MineMine
Sekhukhune DistrictDistrict
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 24° South , 29° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~102km
Locality type:Mine


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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, 78 pp.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, 206 pp.
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Habit: Fibers
Description: Longest fiber reaches length of 76 cm.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, 211 pp;
Grunerite var: Amosite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Amosite is a commercial name. Grunerite has exceptionally long fibres, longest is recorded at 76cm.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 211; www.minresco.com/syst/a.htm
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Description: Occurs in mable as black prismatic crystals to 1cm.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Grunerite9.DE.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
var: Amosite9.DE.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Grunerite-☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
var: Amosite-☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Grunerite (var: Amosite)☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
OOxygen
O Grunerite (var: Amosite)☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
AlAluminium
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
SiSilicon
Si Grunerite (var: Amosite)☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
SSulfur
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
ClChlorine
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
FeIron
Fe Grunerite (var: Amosite)☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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


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