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Modderfontein 'B' Gold Mine, Springs, Ekurhuleni District (East Rand), Gauteng, South Africai
Regional Level Types
Modderfontein 'B' Gold MineMine
Springs- not defined -
Ekurhuleni District (East Rand)District
GautengProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° South , 28° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


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Transvaal, South Africa

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

Witwatersrand Gold Fields, South Africa

Mining Region - 278 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


3 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, pg 39;
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, pg 39;
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Modderite (TL)
Formula: (Co,Fe)As
Type Locality:
Reference: Chem.Metall.Min.Soc.S.Africa,(1924) 24, 265

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Modderite' (TL)2.CC.15(Co,Fe)As

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Modderite (TL)-(Co,Fe)As

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
CoCobalt
Co Modderite(Co,Fe)As
AsArsenic
As Modderite(Co,Fe)As
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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