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Dalny Mine (Falcon Dalny Mine), Chegutu District, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwei
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Dalny Mine (Falcon Dalny Mine)Mine
Chegutu DistrictDistrict
Mashonaland WestProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 4' South , 29° 51' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chakari6,472 (2012)4.5km
Kadoma79,174 (2012)30.4km
Chegutu47,294 (2012)31.5km


Gold mine.

Acquired by RioZim late 2016.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa; Dirks, P. H. G. M., & Van Der Merwe, J. A. (1997). Tectonic stacking in an Archaean greenstone sequence and its control on gold mineralisation at Dalny Mine, Zimbabwe. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 24(4), 603-619.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Dirks, P. H. G. M., & Van Der Merwe, J. A. (1997). Tectonic stacking in an Archaean greenstone sequence and its control on gold mineralisation at Dalny Mine, Zimbabwe. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 24(4), 603-619.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna ore deposit collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dirks, P. H. G. M., & Van Der Merwe, J. A. (1997). Tectonic stacking in an Archaean greenstone sequence and its control on gold mineralisation at Dalny Mine, Zimbabwe. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 24(4), 603-619.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
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

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Dirks, P.H.G.M., Van Der Merwe, J.A. (1997) Tectonic stacking in an Archaean greenstone sequence and its control on gold mineralisation at Dalny Mine, Zimbabwe. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 24(4), 603-619.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa.

USGS MRDS Record:10107389

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