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Hoekfontein Farm, Brits (Brits District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Hoekfontein FarmFarm
Brits (Brits District)- not defined -
Bojanala Platinum DistrictDistrict
North WestProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 35' 52'' South , 27° 56' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.59778,27.94750
GeoHash:G#: ke7y7undp
Locality type:Farm
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Farm 432 JQ

Regions containing this locality

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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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, pg 190
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, pg 216

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Irarsite'2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS

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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Rhyacian - Siderian
2050 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2227143
Pyramid Gabbro-Norite of Rustenburg Layered Suite of Bushveld Complex

Age: Proterozoic (2050 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Pyramid Gabbro

Description: Gabbro and norite with interlayered anorthosite

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

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3306670

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

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

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184975
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bushveld Igneous Complex

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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


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