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George, Eden District, Western Cape, South Africai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 57' South , 22° 28' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.95000,22.46667
GeoHash:G#: k3zyz5xdz
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
'Mica Group'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
'Chloritoid'9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
FeIron
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3189153
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Karoo Supergroup

Comments: Karoo Basin

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]

Ordovician - Ediacaran
443.8 - 635 Ma



ID: 3310720

Age: Neoproterozoic to Ordovician (443.8 - 635 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: 2238251
George Batholith Batholith of Cape Granite Suite

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: George Batholith Batholith

Description: Gneissic granite and granodiorite

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

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