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Letaba, Gravelotte, Murchison Range, Limpopo, South Africai
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Letaba- not defined -
Gravelotte- not defined -
Murchison RangeMountain Range
LimpopoProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 17' 58'' South , 30° 31' 52'' East (est.)
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Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Transvaal, South Africa

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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'commodity:Feldspar'
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
'Högbomite'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chrysoberyl'4.BA.05BeAl2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Magnesite'5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Anthophyllite'9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Dravite'9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Kyanite'9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
'Margarite'9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Spodumene'9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Högbomite'-(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Miscellaneous
'Högbomite'7.11.7.3(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
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] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Margarite71.2.2c.1CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

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