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Steenkampskraal deposit, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape, South Africai
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Steenkampskraal depositDeposit
Namakwa District (Namaqualand)District
Northern CapeProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 30° South , 20° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~357km
Locality type:Deposit


80 km NE of Vanrhynsdorp. Rare earth deposit.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 225. ; Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.; Minerals of South Africa
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. ; Minerals of South Africa
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: M. A. G. Andreoli, et al., 1994, The geology of the Steenkampskraal monazite deposit, South Africa; implications for REE-Th-Cu mineralization in charnockite-granulite terranes, Economic Geology, August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Description: Found with chalcopyrite and monazite.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 206. ; Minerals of South Africa
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: M. A. G. Andreoli, et al (1994) Economic Geology; August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.; Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.; M. A. G. Andreoli, et al (1994) Economic Geology; August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of South Africa; Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 225.
'Monazite'
Description: Red crystals up to 10cm associated with fluorapatite, chalcopyrite and malachite and other sulphides.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 225. Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa. 147. ; Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: M. A. G. Andreoli, et al., 1994, The geology of the Steenkampskraal monazite deposit, South Africa; implications for REE-Th-Cu mineralization in charnockite-granulite terranes, Economic Geology, August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: M. A. G. Andreoli, et al (1994) Economic Geology; August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: M. A. G. Andreoli, et al (1994) Economic Geology; August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.; M. A. G. Andreoli, et al (1994) Economic Geology; August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. ; Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.; Minerals of South Africa

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hercynite'4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
'Monazite-(Ce)'8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Monazite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Monazite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
AlAluminium
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

References

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Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa.
Knoper, M. W. (2010, November). The mesoproterozoic Steenkampskraal rare-earth element deposit in Namaqualand, South Africa. In 2010 GSA, Denver Annual Meeting (31 October–3 November 2010); Paper No. 132–134.
M. A. G. Andreoli, et al., 1994, The geology of the Steenkampskraal monazite deposit, South Africa; implications for REE-Th-Cu mineralization in charnockite-granulite terranes, Economic Geology, August 1994; v. 89; no. 5; p. 994-1016.


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