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Ventersdorp, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District, North West, South Africai
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Ventersdorp- not defined -
Dr Kenneth Kaunda DistrictDistrict
North WestProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° South , 26° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~31km


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Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Witwatersrand goldfield, South AfricaMining Region

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18 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Collinsite
Formula: Ca2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Minerals of South Africa
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Wilson, M. G. C., Henry, G., & Marshall, T. R. (2006). A review of the alluvial diamond industry and the gravels of the North West Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 109(3), 301-314.
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganomelane'
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Minyulite
Formula: KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Montgomeryite
Formula: Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Newberyite
Formula: Mg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wilson, M. G. C., Henry, G., & Marshall, T. R. (2006). A review of the alluvial diamond industry and the gravels of the North West Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 109(3), 301-314.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Description: Pink crusts found in association with bat guano.
Reference: Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 244.; Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Taranakite
Formula: (K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
'Wad'
Reference: Wilson, M. G. C., Henry, G., & Marshall, T. R. (2006). A review of the alluvial diamond industry and the gravels of the North West Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 109(3), 301-314.
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Reference: Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Collinsite8.CG.05Ca2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Evansite8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Minyulite8.DH.05KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Montgomeryite8.DH.25Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Newberyite8.CE.10Mg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Taranakite8.CH.25(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganomelane'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Newberyite39.1.6.1Mg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Taranakite39.3.6.1(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Collinsite40.2.2.3Ca2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Minyulite42.11.5.1KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Montgomeryite42.11.8.1Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganomelane'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CollinsiteCa2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
H MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DiamondC
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O CollinsiteCa2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
O MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CollinsiteCa2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
Mg MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
AlAluminium
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Al MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Al MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CollinsiteCa2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P NewberyiteMg(HPO4) · 3H2O
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
P MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
K Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CollinsiteCa2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
MnManganese
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
BaBarium
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O

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