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Pickstone–Peerless Mine, Chegutu District, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwei
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Pickstone–Peerless MineMine
Chegutu DistrictDistrict
Mashonaland WestProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 17' 30'' South , 30° 13' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chegutu47,294 (2012)19.7km
Kadoma79,174 (2012)32.1km
Chakari6,472 (2012)42.6km


Gold mine. Reserves 100 000 oz (opencast) at over 3g/t gold and almost 350 000 oz (underground) at 7.5g/t gold. A further 50 000 oz resource is located in tailings.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bartholomew, D. S. (1990). Gold deposits of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 23

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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