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Gooddays Mine (Good Days Mine), Mutoko parish (Mtoko), Mutoko District (Mtoko District), Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 23' 59'' South , 32° 30' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -17.40000,32.50000
GeoHash:G#: kszj583v8
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59; Anonymous (1995). Beryl. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 6; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Bityite
Formula: LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gallagher, M. J., & Hawkes, J. R. (1966). Beryllium minerals from Rhodesia and Uganda. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, 25, 59-75.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.; Anonymous (1995). Beryl. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 6; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Grayite (TL)
Formula: (Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist 47 (1962), 419.; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anonymous (1995). Beryl. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 6; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.; Anonymous (1995). Beryl. Zimbabwe Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Survey No. 6; Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966). The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Grayite (TL)8.CJ.45(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Bityite'9.EC.35LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series-
Feldspar Group-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Lepidolite-
Pegmatite-
Tantalite-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Zinnwaldite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Grayite (TL)40.4.7.4(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Bityite71.2.2c.3LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
'Pegmatite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
H Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
LiLithium
Li BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
PbLead
Pb Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
ThThorium
Th Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Regional Geology

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Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3308662

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3190525
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Bowie, S.H.U. (1959) Chronique des mines d'outre-mer et de la recherche minière. 279, 304 - 309.
Am. Mineral. (1962): 47, 419.
Ackermann, A. J. L., KJ, B., & KC, H. (1966) The geology of some beryl pegmatites in Southern Rhodesia. South African Journal of Geology, 69(01), 1-38.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.

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http://www.prospectresources.com.au/sites/default/files/asx-announcements/6823886.pdf [Prospect Resources ASX announcement: Prospect acquires option over the Good Days Lithium project, Zimbabwe.]


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