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Olifantsfontein Mine, Olifantsfontein 9 (Annshope), Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibiai
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Olifantsfontein MineMine
Olifantsfontein 9 (Annshope)- not defined -
GrootfonteinConstituency
Otjozondjupa RegionRegion
NamibiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 27' 0'' South , 18° 1' 59'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
Grootfontein24,099 (2014)15.6km
Tsumeb12,190 (2013)41.0km


A vanadium mine.

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 814; Michael W. Kieron collection ex Harvard Mineralogical Museum collection
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 814.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Michael W. Kieron collection ex Harvard Mineralogical Museum collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
PbLead
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)

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