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Burgersfort, Bushveld Complex, Limpopo, South Africai
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Burgersfort- not defined -
Bushveld ComplexComplex
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 34' 0'' South , 30° 6' 59'' East (est.)
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Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


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Transvaal, South Africa

Province (Former) - 838 mineral species & varietal names listed

Bushveld Complex, South Africa

Complex - 527 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List

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

39 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
'commodity:Andalusite'
Antarcticite
Formula: CaCl2 · 6H2O
Atokite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)3Sn
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cherepanovite
Formula: RhAs
'Chlorite Group'
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Genkinite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Geversite (TL)
Formula: PtSb2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1961) 32, 833-847; Melcher, F., & Lodziak, J. (2007). Platinum-group minerals of concentrates from the Driekop platinum pipe, Eastern Bushveld Complex Tribute to Eugen F. Stumpfl. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 183(2), 173-195.
Hollingworthite (TL)
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: AM 50 (1965), 1068; HB1 (1990); Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Sitnikova, M., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., Cabri, L. J., ... & Gast, L. (2008). Combination of novel mineralogical methods in the study of noble metal ores–focus on pristine (Bushveld, Great Dyke) and placer platinum mineralisation. In Ninth International Congress for Applied Mineralogy ICAM (pp. 187-194).
Insizwaite
Formula: Pt(Bi,Sb)2
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Malanite
Formula: Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
Platinum
Formula: Pt
'commodity:Platinum'
Formula: Pt
'commodity:Platinum-Group Metals'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Ruarsite
Formula: (Ru,Os)AsS
Rustenburgite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)3Sn
Ruthenium
Formula: (Ru,Ir)
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Sobolevskite
Formula: Pd(Bi,Te)
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Stumpflite (TL)
Formula: Pt(Sb,Bi)
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1972) 95, 610-613; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Melcher, F., & Lodziak, J. (2007). Platinum-group minerals of concentrates from the Driekop platinum pipe, Eastern Bushveld Complex Tribute to Eugen F. Stumpfl. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 183(2), 173-195.
Taimyrite
Formula: (Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Tatyanaite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Temagamite
Formula: Pd3HgTe3
'UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb'
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Atokite'1.AG.10(Pd,Pt)3Sn
'Osmium'1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
'Platinum'1.AF.10Pt
'Rustenburgite'1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
'Ruthenium'1.AF.05(Ru,Ir)
'Taimyrite'1.AG.15(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
'Tatyanaite'1.AG.15(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cherepanovite'2.CC.15RhAs
'Cooperite'2.CC.35bPtS
'Genkinite'2.AC.35a(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
'Geversite' (TL)2.EB.05aPtSb2
'Hollingworthite' (TL)2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
'Insizwaite'2.EB.05aPt(Bi,Sb)2
'Kotulskite'2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
'Laurite'2.EB.05aRuS2
'Malanite'2.DA.05Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
'Merenskyite'2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Moncheite'2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Platarsite'2.EB.25PtAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Ruarsite'2.EB.20(Ru,Os)AsS
'Sobolevskite'2.CC.05Pd(Bi,Te)
'Sperrylite'2.EB.05aPtAs2
'Stibiopalladinite'2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
'Stumpflite' (TL)2.CC.05Pt(Sb,Bi)
'Temagamite'2.BC.50Pd3HgTe3
Group 3 - Halides
'Antarcticite'3.BB.30CaCl2 · 6H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Sillimanite'9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb-(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Atokite1.2.5.3(Pd,Pt)3Sn
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Rustenburgite1.2.5.2(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Ruthenium1.2.2.2(Ru,Ir)
Taimyrite1.2.10.1(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Tatyanaite1.2.10.2(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Genkinite2.6.4.1(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Temagamite2.6.5.1Pd3HgTe3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cherepanovite2.8.17.2RhAs
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Malanite2.10.1.17Cu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Geversite (TL)2.12.1.14PtSb2
Hollingworthite (TL)2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Insizwaite2.12.1.15Pt(Bi,Sb)2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ruarsite2.12.4.4(Ru,Os)AsS
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Antarcticite9.2.6.1CaCl2 · 6H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sobolevskite-Pd(Bi,Te)
Stumpflite (TL)-Pt(Sb,Bi)
'UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb'-(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CooperitePtS
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S LauriteRuS2
S MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
ClChlorine
Cl AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Cu Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Cu Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As CherepanoviteRhAs
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
Ru Ruthenium(Ru,Ir)
RhRhodium
Rh CherepanoviteRhAs
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd Atokite(Pd,Pt)3Sn
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Pd Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Pd Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Pd TemagamitePd3HgTe3
Pd UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)
SnTin
Sn Atokite(Pd,Pt)3Sn
Sn Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Sn Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Sn Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
SbAntimony
Sb Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Sb GeversitePtSb2
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Sb StumpflitePt(Sb,Bi)
Sb UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)
TeTellurium
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Te TemagamitePd3HgTe3
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3
Pt GeversitePtSb2
Pt InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
Pt MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt StumpflitePt(Sb,Bi)
Pt Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Pt Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Pt UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)
HgMercury
Hg TemagamitePd3HgTe3
BiBismuth
Bi InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Bi SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Bi StumpflitePt(Sb,Bi)
Bi UM1974-02-Bi:AsPdPtSb(Pt,Pd)(Bi,Sb,As)

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