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Hout Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africai
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A view of the entrance of one of the lower adits.

Manganese Mines, Hout Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
A view of the entrance of one of the lower adits.

Manganese Mines, Hout Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 2' South , 18° 21' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -34.03333,18.35000
GeoHash:G#: k3vn3s6j3
Locality type:Bay
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Cape granite

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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7 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Romanèchite'4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
'Todorokite'4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Dufrénite'8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
'Planerite'8.DD.15Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AB8X16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Planerite42.9.3.6Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
OOxygen
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
NaSodium
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
PPhosphorus
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
KPotassium
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
BaBarium
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Devonian - Ordovician
358.9 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3310891

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2229566
Greyton Pluton Pluton of Cape Granite Suite

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Greyton Pluton Pluton

Description: Granite

Reference: Council for Geoscience. Geologic map of South Africa, 1:1M. National Science Councils of South Africa. [41]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3192872
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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